Galla Peti | Casket
Location: The South Asia Collection from Gujarat, Gujarat
Materials: Metal (Brass), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Metal craft technique: Embossing, Fittings, Riveting
Source: SADACC, UK
The brass ornaments on this peti (such as the peacocks, lozenges, stylized flowers and rivets) resemble motifs observed on pataara in Saurashtra. This box can be accessed from the top through its lid. It is fitted with three drawers at the bottom.