This cylindrical granary was made using an admixture of mud, dung and husk. It had a large opening on the top, covered using a slab of mud. The opening near the base was covered using a ball of cloth and coconut shells.


  • Title: Kowadliya (Granary)
  • Location: Khateera ki Dhani, Nagaur, 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, husk & dung)
  • Region: Merwara
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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