Sandook | Cabinet


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

This sandook was one of the tallest examples recorded in Punjab. It had been handed down to a seventy-year-old lady from her mother-in-law, who had been gifted this during her wedding. Making this one of the oldest examples as well. It was no longer in use and had been stored away in the backyard of the house.

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