Pataaro | Chest


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

This is one of the oldest (nearly 100 years) and most skilfully crafted pataaro recorded for this research. Its grid is fitted with intricately carved geometric ornaments, cladded with brass. It is exhibited in a palace in Gondal.

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