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These images show a simple dhaliyu in closed and open positions. The flat surface at the upper edge of the dhaliyu is used to keep ink pots and other tiny objects.

Details

  • Title: Dhaliyu (Merchant’s desk)
  • Location: Dahod, Dahod, Gujarat
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • 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: Joinery, Painting
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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