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Object: Chakhi, Ginning Machine

Tribe: All tribes of Tripura

Region: Tripura

Height: 45 cm

Width: 48 cm

Length: 56.2 cm

Material: Wood

Description: This implement is used for removing or crushing the seeds from cotton before it is spun. The hole at the bottom of the implement is where a long wooden plank is inserted and this helps in holding down the instrument with one foot.
Accession No.: 2018/110