Sandook | Cabinet

Details

Category: Manjush
Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Cladding, Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This sandook was kept on display in the courtyard of a museum. The grid structure of the panels on the front facade were cladded with thin brass sheets. The shutter was made similar to the rest of the facade and was fitted with two metal latches as the locking mechanism.

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