Majju | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Khadagada, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This majju was handed down as an heirloom to a suthar whose grandfather had made it. The owner’s late father (also a suthar) had last painted this majju in traditional colours of red, green and yellow (which were the original colours) during Diwali. It was customary to paint the house and various furniture during Diwali.

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