In the Kurnool district the motive in making Basavis is different.
The Panasas appear every year in the Kurnool district to collect their dues.
The “lacquer” ware of Kurnool has been said to be perhaps the finest Indian gesso work produced anywhere.
Of the marriage customs the following account is given in the Kurnool Manual.
A man was accused in 1907, in the Kurnool district, of stabbing a supposed wizard in the darkest hours of a new-moon night.
A case is noted in the Kurnool Manual, in which a brick-maker married a Chenchu girl.
Kurnool near Baneganapalle between the rivers Pennar and Kistna.
The patterns of the Kurnool ware are floral, and in slight relief, and the colours are very bright with much gilding.
In 1839 the nawab of Kurnool was deposed for misgovernment and suspicion of treason, and his territories annexed.