Pataaro | Chest
Location: Nageshri, 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
Among the Kathi community of Saurashtra, the display of pataara (plural) along with brass, copper and steel utensils, within the home, are linked to ideas of social status.