A janeri is hand crafted by the women of the house, using an admixture of mud, dung and hay. The front and side surfaces of most janeri recorded in this region are ornamented using mud relief work and mud mirror work.


  • 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), Glass (Mirror)
  • Region: Marwar
  • Earth Craft Technique: Slab building, Mud relief work, Plastering

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