Peti | Casket


Category: Vastu
Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The peti with geometric shallow wood carvings was displayed inside a wall niche at Bagore ki Haveli Museum in Udaipur. It had a tapering shape resembling a gable roof due to which it is often called a jhopdi peti.

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