Majus | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Devgadh Baria, Dahod, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Storage cabinets are known as majus in some parts of Gujarat. The difference in names are largely phonetic variations of the Sanskrit term manjusha. Although the form is different, the majus has similar features to the manjush of Kutch.

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