When the house was built, as the walls went up, the base of a khuti would be placed on a layer of the material used for construction and then encased. In these lacquered khuti dismantled from an old house, one can see the detail of the bases which are mostly shaped like plugs.


  • Title: Khuti (Wall peg)
  • Location: Dungarpur, 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: Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Carving
  • Region: Vagad

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