Pataaro | Chest

Details

Category: Manjush
Location: Devgadh Baria, Dahod, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A wooden chest braced with metal strips, that can be accessed through a wide opening on its top, is known as a pataaro. Like other heavy storage furniture, this pataaro is fitted with wheels.

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