Peti | Casket
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.