Pataaro | Chest
Location: Mocha, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings, Painting, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This pataaro belongs to a sizeable collection of traditional storage furniture that adorns the corridors of an ashram in Mocha, Saurashtra. Like others in the collection, this chest has been painted brown.