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While the design of this kothi is similar to the granaries in the region, it had been built by the lady of the house to function as a larder. She had made this by constructing about 20 cm in height at a time. The kothi was decorated with religious motifs and names of the family members.

Details

  • Title: Kothi (Larder)
  • Location: Chakeri, Sawai Madhopur, 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: Earth (Mud), Glass (Mirror), Lime, Metal, Stone, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Stone Craft Technique: Dressing, Masonry
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Lime Craft Technique: Plastering
  • Earth Craft Technique: Slab building and Lipan kaam

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