Pataaro | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Jhinjuda (Zinzuda), Surendranagar, 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

As pataara were traditionally used to store valuables and ceremonial clothes, the everyday clothes and personal items for daily use were stored in metal trunks. As seen stacked above this pataaro.

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