Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Dhaula, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

While both aliya and almari are in-built cabinets, an almari is larger in size. An almari is divided into shelves to accommodate more storage space and organise the contents more efficiently. This almari found in an old house was no longer in use.

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