Sandook | Cabinet


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

Like in the previous example, this family also had to completely evacuate their house on two occasions, during which time they had moved this sandook. During an evacuation that took place in 1999, relatives of the family from neighbouring towns visited their house with tractors and trolleys to help them evacuate. According to the owner, loading and unloading the furniture had caused wear and tear of this sandook.

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