Sanjeriyu | Cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Bhujodi, Kutch, Gujarat
Cultural region: Kutch
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud), Glass (Mirror), Lime, Metal, Wood
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Mud mirror work
Lime craft technique: Plastering
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Stamping
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Traditionally, storage cabinets were built using a mixture of mud, dung and hay. On drying, the cabinets were often plastered with a mixture of lime and water, and ornamented with mud-relief work.

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