This janeri was recorded in the kitchen of a vernacular house in Barmer. Houses here were built as a cluster of circular structures with conical roofs, called dhani. Each formed a different space. The profile of a janeri differs according to the profile of the wall it is built against.


  • Title: Janeri (Shelf)
  • Location: Konara, Barmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • 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)
  • Region: Marwar
  • Earth Craft Technique: Slab building, Mud relief work, Plastering

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