Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Baraichpur, Kurukshetra, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Metal (Iron), Paper, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Paper craft technique: Printing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Sandook are made of locally available hardwood like sal, teak, neem, rosewood and tali wood. This sandook was made out of neem wood and is believed to be around eighty years old. It belonged to the eldest woman of the family and contained valuables, clothes and blankets. The sandook was locked and the keys remained with the woman only.

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