Sandook | Cabinet


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

During the conflict period that followed the Partition in 1947, villages that bordered onto Pakistan were frequently evacuated. People fled carrying their belongings to a safer place. During one such instance when the family had to relocate, one of the legs of this sandook broke and was later repaired by fixing a piece of wood in its place.

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