Mand | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Dedan, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal, Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Cladding, Embossing, Piercing
Textile craft technique: Embroidery
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Traditionally, the display of material possessions represented a family’s status in society. Objects like vessels, and picture frames (paintings or prints) are displayed on wooden shelves. The shelves and this object arrangement are known as mand.

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