Sandook | Cabinet


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

The proportions and the grid facade seen in this example were common features of sandook recorded in the Malwa region. The facade was made using a combination of wood and metal surfaces. All along the edges, engraved metal strips were clad onto the wood. The top panel was carved and painted in a red colour.

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