A cash-box or a casket used to store money is known as a gallo or galla peti in Gujarati. In this casket, the wooden strips on the inside of the lid are used to store documents. Galla peti were traditionally used by merchants in Gujarat.


  • Title: Galla Peti (Casket)
  • Location: Dahod, Dahod, Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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