Peti | Casket
Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Wooden caskets were often made with local hardwood and had no carvings on them. Painting regional narratives was a means of ornamentation. Such painted caskets were a common sight in the many trade collections in Rajasthan.