Galla | Merchant’s desk
Location: Amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Galla is a desk with an inclined surface used by merchants or accountants to keep books while writing in their records. It also has a storage space that can be accessed by lifting the surface. The storage space is used to store valuables, money, account books, and stationery.