Peti | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Danewala Satkosi, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This was one of the smaller peti recorded during this research. While most peti have a lid that can be lifted up entirely, this example could be opened by partially sliding out a panel on the top surface. The size of the opening indicates that this peti was used to store smaller items.

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