Dablo | Container


Category: Manjush
Location: Ghoba, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass)
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Embossing, Engraving, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Traditionally, dabla (plural) were made in various sizes from petite containers (to store money, jewellery or trinkets) through to massive examples for storing clothes and other valuables. Dabla are ornamented using various beating techniques.

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