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Angeethi is a portable hearth used for warmth in a space. This angeethi, kept inside a room, was made by the daughter-in-law of the family using an admixture of mud and husk. Relief patterns were made on the surface using fingertips. An inbuilt structure, similar to a pot ring was made at the bottom to hold the hearth upright.

Details

  • Title: Angeethi (Hearth)
  • Location: Dhoj, Faridabad, Haryana
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Admixture, Earth
  • Region: Mewat
  • Earth Craft Technique: Mud relief work, Plastering
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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