This simple wooden chest was newly painted in the style of the Jodhpur School by an artist named Bhaggu. The corners are braced with heavy metal brackets to provide support to the ageing wood.


  • Title: Peti (Casket)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Paper, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting
  • Metal Craft Technique: Riveting, Casting, Beating

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