Daabno is a food cloche used to cover food containers. Its primary use is to keep food safe from pets and other pests in the house. These are a pair of daabno made from metal strips. Each of these had a hook at the top to hold and move it around.


  • Title: Daabno (Food cloche)
  • Location: Dhani, Alwar, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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)
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Riveting

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