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A khiti is a wooden peg embedded in the wall to serve as a hook. It is most often located next to wall openings or niches to hang clothes. These objects are turned wooden members, sometimes also finished with lacquer.

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  • Title: Khiti (Wall peg)
  • Location: Saronda, Valsad, Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: South Gujarat

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