Peti | Casket


Category: Vastu
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.

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