Peti | Casket

Details

Category: Vastu
Location: Kharwa, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Merwara
Materials: Metal (Iron)
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Casting, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Found at the Kharwa Fort, this casket was previously used like a strong box to store valuables. Made entirely from iron, this heavy casket was provided with handles on the sides to enable people to lift it while being moved around.

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