Majju | Cabinet


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

This was one of the few majju which was still being used for its intended purpose and had most of its locking mechanism intact. The eldest male member in the family was the only person who knew how to open it. We were told that it had at least eight secret compartments.

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