Panjru | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Hanuman Bhagda, Valsad, Gujarat
Cultural region: South Gujarat
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Meshwork
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A few decades ago, panjra were a common feature in semi-urban houses across Gujarat. Now that the refrigerator is commonly used to store perishables, panjra are used as an ordinary kitchen cabinet to store other goods.

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