Peti | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Kalwa Heri, Karnal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This peti was raised from the floor on relatively high supports constructed with brick masonry. A thick layer of mud plaster was done over it once the peti was in place, such that a part of the legs was concealed. The primary intention in raising this peti was to create space underneath to store more objects of everyday use.

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