Dablo | Container


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

This tiny dablo is made of copper. It is decorated with various hammering techniques. In the past, when there were no banks or safes, money and valuables were safeguarded by putting them in a small dablo like this one and burying it in the ground.

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