Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Nasibpura, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This almari was built in the kitchen of the house and was used to store spices and ingredients used for cooking. The top of the niche inside was shaped like a vault. There were shelves on the side which were also used to store kitchen items.

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