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While the ghanti is most often made of dressed stone and a wooden handle, the thalo can be of different materials. This particular thalo is made of an admixture of mud, hay and dung.

Details

  • Title: Ghanti ane thalo (Hand mill grinder & stand)
  • Location: Mangal Mahudi, Dahod, Gujarat
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Admixture (mud, hay & dung), Stone, Wood
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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