Peti | Chest
Location: Bassi Gujjran, Rupnagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The lid of this painted peti had sagged over a period of time as heavy mattresses were kept on it. 1976, the year in which this peti was made, was painted at the centre between the panels. The name of the mistri, KS Khurali, who made this peti was also painted at the bottom right corner.