Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Sangrur, Sangrur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Stone, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Stone craft technique: Masonry
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This almari was being used as a shrine. The centre shelf was used to keep prints of Sikh gurus and other deities. The top and bottom shelves were used to store objects and accessories used for worship. The inside of the cabinet was decorated using garlands.

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