Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Lohari Kalan, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth, Metal, Wood
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This almari had a unique arrangement of shelves as compared to most in-built cabinets recorded in Punjab. The niche was divided into three compartments; two vertical compartments on the top and a single wide compartment at the bottom. Each of these compartments also had a separate shutter.

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