Peti | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Nangal Kalan, Mansa, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Metal, Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This peti was placed in a room of this residence along with other items of vernacular furniture like sandook and manja. The front facade of the peti had ceramic embossed tiles encased in the top row. The edges of the front facade had shallow carvings on them.

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