house models

Newari farmer’s (Jyapu caste) house model; two storey with verandah on three sides on the ground floor and at each end on second, with barrel windows, an external stair at one end and a pestle and mortar on the front stoop; pitched roofs on dark grey ‘slates’; red-brown walls on ground floor, white walls on first floor.

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