Sandook | Chest


Category: Manjush
Location: Dundlod, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Metal, Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Cladding, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This pair of large sized sandook were recorded in a haveli that was being renovated. Used to store mattresses and quilts, the insides of these sandook were lined with fabric to prevent the rough surfaces of the wood or metal damaging the stored contents.

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