Pataaro | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Katar, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass, Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

As a hope chest, the pataaro is exuberantly ornamented. The fa├žade of this pataaro exhibits a fine grid of brass straps teamed with minutely stamped and embossed geometric, floral and peacock motifs.

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