Dhaliyu | Merchant’s desk
Location: Dahod, Dahod, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
In old town markets, a dhaliyu is used in many shops even today. The sloping surface of this dhaliyu is in two parts with different storage compartments below. The furniture has been modified with a veneer sheet on the worktop.