Pataaro | Chest
Location: Morbi, Morbi, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This pataaro exhibits an ornamented façade which is clad with iron sheets instead of brass. Improper maintenance has resulted in it rusting over time.