Ittar peti | Box


Category: Vastu
Location: Surat, Surat, Gujarat
Cultural region: South Gujarat
Materials: Glass (Mirror), Metal (Brass), Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Inlay
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Ittar is an essential oil. This furniture piece is found in the bedroom area of a house. It is generally used by the head of the family or village. The use of colour signifies a sacred nature and is related to several myths.

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