Dhaliyu | Merchant’s desk


Category: Sapaat
Location: Reshamiya, Surendranagar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The slanting plank is hinged on the top end and opens to provide access to the storage space below. This space was used to keep account documents and money. A lock could be used to keep them safe.

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