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As per the oral narratives recorded in Haryana, the preparation of making a sandook would start long before the marriage of a girl. It took around two months for the carpenter to make this sandook. As recalled by the owner, when her children were young, they used to hide in the sandook while playing.

Details

  • Title: Sandook (Cabinet)
  • Location: Baraichpur, Kurukshetra, Haryana
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Nardak
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Fittings, Painting

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