This sandook was one of the tallest examples recorded in Punjab. It had been handed down to a seventy-year-old lady from her mother-in-law, who had been gifted this during her wedding. Making this one of the oldest examples as well. It was no longer in use and had been stored away in the backyard of the house.


  • Title: Sandook (Cabinet)
  • Location: Sidhwan Bet, Ludhiana, 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 (Mirror), Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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