Pataaro | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Chuda Sorath, Junagadh, 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

Apart from being a symbol of wealth, pataara are considered a family heirloom. As a result, they are often displayed in the living area along with the other material possessions of a family.

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