Pataaro | Chest
Location: Shervaniya, Surendranagar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Aluminium, Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This contemporary pataaro is embellished in the same fashion as those made in the early twentieth century. The motifs of lions, peacocks, elephants also resemble earlier versions.