Sandook | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhaini Massa Singh, Tarn Taran, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Metal (Alloys, Brass), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The lady of this house had brought these sandook from her late in-laws home, to safeguard them after their passing. In the absence of anyone to take care of the sandook, they would have been discarded. While both sandook were made using similar techniques, the larger one had two openings whereas the smaller sandook had one.

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