Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Sidhwan Bet, Ludhiana, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Traditionally, a sandook and a charkha (spinning wheel) were important items in the daaj of a bride. During this research they were often seen to be kept together. A charkha decorated with silver paint, also used on the sandook, was stored on top of it in the featured example.

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