Pataaro | Chest
Location: Mocha, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings, Painting, Piercing, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This pataaro belongs to the same collection in Mocha. Despite its brown paint, the fine grid and geometric piercings on its façade distinguishes it as a brass bound hope chest.