Wood Carving of Madhya Pradesh

The tribals are blessed with the inborn art of carving and make very attractive items. There are wooden chowkies made for measuring grains. Wedding pillars of Bharia and wooden doors of Gonds and Korkus are very attractive and unusual. Doors, seat and supporting beams are made of wood called kumbi. Musical instruments dhanks, mandals, dhols and dhangs are all made of wood and are made by the Nimar tribes. There are wooden lamps which are made in a very artistic way.