Sandook | Cabinet
Location: Dhaula, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The sense of material memory associated with vernacular furniture is most evident in the case of sandook. The owner of this sandook had passed away a year ago at the time of documentation. Her family had chosen to hold on to it along with all her belongings intact inside.