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
On the inside is a huge hollow storage space to store goods and valuables. Secret compartments are commonly fitted along the inner sides of the pataaro.