This sandook had a comparatively larger single shutter opening on its facade than the ones commonly found in Punjab. Such sandook were used to store larger items like mattresses. It was painted black and the wooden panels were carved forming a criss-cross pattern on their surface.


  • Title: Sandook (Cabinet)
  • Location: Bahmni, Gurdaspur, 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: Majha
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Painting

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