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Unlike other majju, this example had all its surfaces made from single large planks of wood. It was braced with metal fittings only at the edges and corners. This chest was placed in the lobby area of the Udai Bilas Palace Hotel in Dungarpur.

Details

  • Title: Majju (Chest)
  • Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Vagad
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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