Peti | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Manakpur Sharif, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This wooden peti was kept in the bedroom of the house next to a metal chest. This was one of the few peti that was made without legs and was raised from the floor on bricks and cement blocks. The panels of this peti were painted green, yellow and red.

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