A larder is also called a jaali in some parts of Punjab. Apart from residences, a jaali is also used in gurdwara. This is one such example recorded in the dining hall of a gurdwara, that was placed in the counter to store vessels containing food items to be served to the devotees.


  • Title: Jaali (Larder)
  • Location: Meharaj, Bathinda, 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, Carving, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Meshwork

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