Dablo | Container


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

According to folklore, larger dabla, filled with valuables and locked, were often hidden in a well to safeguard them from theft. When required, they were extracted with the help of a hook that would catch in the circular ring on the lid.

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