Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Bahmni, Gurdaspur, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This sandook had a comparatively larger single shutter opening on its facade than the ones commonly found in Punjab. Such sandook were used to store larger items like mattresses. It was painted black and the wooden panels were carved forming a criss-cross pattern on their surface.

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