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As a symbol of reverence for the container, this dablo is placed on a bajot or a surface elevated from the ground. Due to the valuable nature of its contents, a dablo can be secured with a heavy iron lock, like the one seen in this image.

Details

  • Title: Dablo (Container)
  • Location: Nageshri, Amreli, 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
  • Medium: Metal (Brass, Iron)
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Embossing, Engraving, Fittings, Riveting

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