Very few of this type of sandook, which was shorter in height, were recorded across Punjab. It had plain simple panels and was painted using blue and silver oil-based paint. There was a carved wooden rail at the top of this sandook, a part of which was broken. The only other carved feature was the panel with fretwork fixed below the opening.


  • Title: Sandook (Cabinet)
  • Location: Chamaru, Patiala, 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: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings, Painting

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