Dhaliyu | Merchant’s desk
Location: Dahod, Dahod, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
These images show a simple dhaliyu in closed and open positions. The flat surface at the upper edge of the dhaliyu is used to keep ink pots and other tiny objects.