Paan peti | Box

Details

Category: Vastu
Location: Alidhra, Junagadh, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass)
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Engraving, Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This unique sculpted peacock in brass is used to store paan. The rear end of the peacock is used for storing the betel leaves while the front body is used to store the other accompanying ingredients like betel nuts and lime.

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