Brass caskets like this one, are attributed to the region of Saurashtra. They form an important part of the bride-wealth, and are used to store jewellery, money or trinkets that the bride carries with her to her husband’s home.
Title: Peti (Casket)
Location: Mendarda, Junagadh, 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