The top part of this peti almari has a few unique features unlike any chest recorded in Punjab. The openings on the top were fitted with double shutters and the opening at the centre had a pivoted door with a print of a woman encased in it. It also had a small drawer below the door. The chest also had intricately carved panels fixed on its facade.


  • Title: Peti almari (Chest)
  • Location: Dhuri, Sangrur, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Glass, Metal, Paper, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Paper Technique: Printing
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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