Pataaro | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Limbdi, 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

After being used for decades, most pataara make their way to used furniture dealers. Reasons for parting with the furniture include space constraints, difficulty in maintaining it, or a need for money.

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