Sandook | Cabinet

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Category: Manjush
Location: Bhaloor, Moga, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Glass, Metal, Paper, Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings, Painting
Paper craft technique: Printing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The front facade of this sandook was decorated with embossed ceramic tiles that were fixed using metal strips and nails. This was the only example of this kind in which the entire surface was decorated with ceramic tiles. It was used to store clothes and valuables because of which it was locked

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