This khuti was used to hang a bag of sun-dried red chillies. The chillies would eventually be crushed in an ukhal-musal (mortar and pestle) to form a powder. The khuti was built in the kitchen of the house.


  • Title: Khuti (Wall peg)
  • Location: Dhanota, Mahendragarh, 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: Turning
  • Region: Ahirwal

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