Peti | Casket
Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Cuboidal caskets like this one are commonly used to store clothes, money, or valuables. This peti was made using simple construction methods with the top surface being divided in half, one of which was hinged and functioned as the lid for the peti.