In some smaller houses of remote rural villages, a kothi was the only storage furniture in the house. In such cases, the kothi was used as storage for grains as well as clothes. A shelf was made on the top of the kothi that was used to place smaller items of daily use.


  • Title: Kothi (Granary)
  • Location: Lakhruki, Karauli, 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, hay & dung), Earth (Mud), Lime, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Lime Craft Technique: Plastering
  • Earth Craft Technique: Mud-relief work
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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