Majju | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhad Ghed, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Metal, Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Traditionally, a majju is a part of the Mer bride’s possessions that she brings to her husband’s house after marriage. They are highly decorated and often fitted with secret compartments for the storage of valuables.

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