This house had two kitchens; one inside the house which was used mainly for storing all the utilities and another outside where the main cooking was carried out. This doli was used in the kitchen, inside the house, to store food items and spices. It was placed next to a chulha and chimney which were no longer in use.


  • Title: Doli (Larder)
  • Location: Sheikhpura, Patiala, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Meshwork

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