Sandook | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Ajmer, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Merwara
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Chests are called sandook in the eastern parts of Rajasthan. This was a simple sandook that was placed at the entrance of a haveli. Next to it was a takhat; both were painted in a natural wood colour.

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