Dablo | Container


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

The need to lift dabla from wells, as described in folklore, is the reason dabla are provided with a circular brass ring on their lids. The larger dabla, being heavy, have the rings on their sides as well.

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