Pataaro | Chest
Location: Devgadh Baria, Dahod, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Neat iron straps, riveted on all sides, brace this wooden pataaro. The outer edges of its façade are fitted with embossed metal strips and there are traces of removed ornaments in each square of the grid.