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Typically, the women of the house use the ghatti to make fresh flour daily. There are various songs which are sung whilst operating the ghatti that are in sync with the rhythmic motion and sounds of rotating the grinding stone.

Details

  • Title: Ghatti (Hand mill grinder)
  • Location: Roopsi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth (Mud), Stone, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing
  • Region: Marwar
  • Earth Craft Technique: Slab building

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