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A khunti is a wall peg used to hang various things. This khunti was made of stone and carved in the shape of a peacock. Fixed onto one side of the main door, its pair was built on the other side. They were used to tie bandarwal (buntings) during festivals and auspicious occasions.

Details

  • Title: Khunti (Wall peg)
  • Location: Deeghot, Palwal, Haryana
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving
  • Region: Mewat

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