Pataaro | Chest
Location: Dedan, 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
The basic structure of all pataara comprises of a rectangular body made of wood. The body is further strengthened and ornamented with different materials such as iron, brass, copper, aluminium.