Pataaro | Chest
Location: Devgadh Baria, Dahod, Gujarat
Cultural region: East 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 made of wood and strengthened with iron strapwork. The outermost rows and columns of the iron grid, on its façade, are fitted with ornate piercing. In some areas, the façade has been painted in shades of blue and grey.