Pataaro | Chest
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
The ornamental brass façade of this pataaro displays a fine mix of geometric piercings and embossed motifs of flowers, peacocks and elephants, whereas its sides and the two wheel covers at the bottom are painted in a green colour.