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VANCHI VILAKKU

Vanchi Vilakku is a prized possession among the exhibits of the Museum. The lamp is in the shape of a boat (vanchi in Malayalam means boat) hence the name. The lamp is decorated with the image of a man sitting on a horse on both sides. There are other images standing in anjali pose. The lamp is also ornamented with the design of banyan leaves.
Acc No: 285
Measurement: 38 x 33.5 cm