Peti | Casket


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

A casket is known as peti in Gujarati. Traditionally, a peti was used to store varied items such as money, documents and even food items. The word peti is often used as a suffix along with the objects that it is used to store.

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