Taan | Shelf


Category: Manjush
Location: Gowari, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In some houses like this one, a taan was built to extend along the full length of a wall. Metal straps were fixed at the bottom to brace and support the shelf. The utensils displayed on this taan were mainly used on special occasions or festivals.

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