Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Manakpur Sharif, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth, Metal, Wood
Earth craft technique: Brick masonry, Painting
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Unlike almari that are flush with the wall surface, this almari projected out. This projection created a ledge on top which was used to keep smaller items or objects for display. The door of this almari was pink and the top was painted in blue, green and orange.

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