Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Mahta, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Glass (Mirror), Metal, Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Smaller furniture like patada and objects like charkha (spinning wheel) and tokra (basket) were placed on top of the sandook, behind the top panel. Painted on the facade of this sandook was the name of the carpenter ‘Mistri Sapuran Singh’ and the village that he belonged to, ‘Kot Bakhtu’.

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