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This kablo was built on a solid stone platform that was balanced on bricks. The hole through which grain was withdrawn had been sealed by maize cobs (grouped together to form a stopper) and mud, helping to keep the stored grain fresh. Kablo were built as and when they were needed, depending on the harvest.

Details

  • Title: Kablo (Granary)
  • Location: Andar Khet, Dungarpur, 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: Admixture (mud & dung), Earth (Mud), Grass (Bamboo)
  • Region: Vagad
  • Grass Craft Technique: Splitting, Weaving
  • Earth Craft Technique: Lipan kaam
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Plastering

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