This okhli was recorded at a residence in Dungarpur where the family were traditional Ayurvedic practitioners. They used the okhli to grind medicinal plants and herbs to make Ayurvedic concoctions. The narrow spout-like ends were used to drain the liquid out.


  • Title: Okhli (Mortar & Pestle)
  • Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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: Dressing, Carving
  • Region: Vagad

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