Pataaro | Chest
Location: Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Cultural region: Central Gujarat
Materials: Metal (Iron), 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 is clad with iron sheets and displays iron strapwork and ornamentation on its façade. Its two leaf-shaped latches are characteristic of pataara recorded across Gujarat.