Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Kasanda, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Painting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

An almari in the baithak of a residence or in public spaces like chaupal is often used to keep tobacco, board games and playing cards. This featured almari was recorded in the baithak of a residence. The shelves inside it were used to keep paper, pens and score books used by the men while playing a game of cards.

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