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.


  • 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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