Petaaro | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Udvada, Valsad, Gujarat
Cultural region: South Gujarat
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The size and form of this petaaro is similar to that of a pataaro. It is braced with vertical iron straps on all sides, and angular ones on its edges. The dentils carved along the rim of the lid, and a showy latch, give it an impressive character.

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