In the north-western regions of Haryana, a lamp holder is called todhi. This wooden todhi was used to place bottles containing oil and a wick that were used as lamps. The slight depression on the top surface of the todhi helped in keeping the lamp stable.


  • Title: Todhi (Lamp holder)
  • Location: Sisai, Hisar, Haryana
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • 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: Stone
  • Stone Craft Technique: Carving
  • Region: Bagad

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