Shapeel | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Hastakalan, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Wood
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Shelves are also called shapeel, mostly in the western part of Malwa region. Traditionally in Punjab, it was a practice to gift utensils during special occasions or as a part of daaj. Such utensils would also be displayed on the shelves.

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