Peyi | Merchant’s desk


Category: Sapaat
Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A typical example of the peyi can be found on display in the City Palace at Udaipur where it was also referred to as a lekhan manjushah (writing desk/box). This was entirely made from wood and the surface was provided with a storage space underneath.

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