A chowki is often also used as a surface to rest the thali (plate) of food while eating. The diner usually sits on a mudha (floor seat) with their legs folded.


  • Title: Chowki (Low surface)
  • Location: Badhni Kalan, Moga, Punjab
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • 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: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa

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