Gharu | Container


Category: Vastu
Location: Nageshri, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Casting, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Originally made to store sweetmeats during weddings, this ornate brass gharu adorns the living space of the house and is flanked by pataara on either side. This form of a storage container may have been customised.

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