Peti almari | Chest


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

A chest with additional compartments constructed on the top is known as a peti almari. It is a combination of a peti (chest) and an almari (cabinet). The lower part is used to store mattresses and clothes and the cabinet above is used to store objects of everyday use.

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