Pataaro | Chest

Details

Category: Manjush
Location: Natvar Nagar (Bagasra), 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

Typically, the fa├žade and lid of a pataaro are meticulously ornamented with embossed brass sheets. The sides and back are covered with tin or aluminium sheets that are painted over.

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