Peti | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Ghanerao, Pali, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Recorded at a rawla (traditional haveli) in Pali, this peti was used by the woman of the family to store jewellery. The inside of the peti had multiple compartments to organise the different types of jewellery. The painting on the chest was customised by including the name of the owner on it.

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