The Fire pot

A kanger ( fire pot); also known as kangri or kangar or kangir) is an Indian pot filled with hot embers used by Kashmiri's beneath their traditional clothing to keep the chill at bay, which is also regarded as a work of art.It is normally kept inside the phiren (Overcoat type garment), the Kashmiri cloak,or inside a blanket.If a person is wearing a jacket, it may be used as a hand-warmer.It is about 6 inches (150 mm) in diameter and reaches a temperature of about 150 °F (66 °C)
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2 comments:

  1. With the plain white background, this looks grt :)

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  2. Ah kangri-it reminds me of my days in Srinagar.

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