This musal okhli was made of wood, it was lighter than the ones made of stone. It was believed to be more than eighty years old. Due to the extensive use over the years, cracks had developed on the okhli. It was no longer in use and kept away in the storeroom of the house.


  • Title: Musal okhli (Mortar & Pestle)
  • Location: Salhawas, Jhajjar, Haryana
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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: Carving, Turning
  • Region: Khadar

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