Kokrajhar Museum

Kokrajhar Museum

 
 
Ritualistic Objects

lamp stand

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Lamp stand

Gasa

Bodo

Iron

Rusted

It is stand made of iron for holding or lighting an earthen oil lamp known as haba or juli in Bodo language. A cotton wick is dipped to burning in mustard oil or any other inflammable substance to produce light. The stand is decorated with a peacock design in the upper portion.