Lota or water container has been an indispensible element of every household in India. It serves the need of retrieving, storing, carrying and pouring water. Gujarat has a magnificent variety of lotas. These lotas range from having simple and smooth surface ornamentation to elaborated engraved relief work.
Kashiloto is a type of lota used in rituals or simply to serve water. It is ornamented with vertical lines running diagonally. Geometrical motifs are carved on the vertical vines.