Peti almari | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Mahta, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Glass, Metal, Paper, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Paper craft technique: Printing
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Peti almari are decorated elaborately as they form a part of the daaj. This peti almari was decorated with painted floral patterns and peacocks on its facade. It was kept raised on bricks with a tokra (basket) stored under it.

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