Galla Peti | Casket


Category: Manjush
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

A cash-box or a casket used to store money is known as a gallo or galla peti in Gujarati. In this casket, the wooden strips on the inside of the lid are used to store documents. Galla peti were traditionally used by merchants in Gujarat.

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