Pataaro | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Nageshri, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass, Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Pataara can be accessed through the top lid which is traditionally arched, and constructed to make a loud sound when opened. This offers protection to the owners, alerting them if there is a potential heist.

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