Peti | Casket


Category: Vastu
Location: Rupaheli Khurd, Bhilwara, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Glass (Mirror), Metal (Brass), Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Inlay
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The lockable casket was used to keep ornaments and jewellery. It had brass inlay on it in a geometric floral pattern. The inner walls were covered with cloth to protect the stored contents. The inside of the lid also had a mirror to be used while dressing.

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