A peti is heavy and difficult to move, due to which it is usually kept at a permanent position in the house. This peti was kept elevated on bricks to ensure the wood does not come in contact with water while cleaning the floor.


  • Title: Peti (Chest)
  • Location: Niamu Majra, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • 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: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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