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In many villages, the women take extreme care in maintaining their material possessions, especially the brass pataara and utensils. Mud or sand is commonly used to scrub the vessels clean and maintain their brilliant shine.

Details

  • Title: Pataaro (Chest)
  • Location: Reshamiya, Surendranagar, Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • 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 (Brass, Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Riveting, Fittings

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