Peti | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhikhi, Mansa, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In order to move a peti from one place to another, two to four people are required to lift it even when it is empty. Handles were provided on the sides of this peti to enable lifting. The front facade had floral motifs painted on its panels.

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