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Among the Kathi community of Saurashtra, the purpose of a dablo is similar to that of a hope chest. It is used to carry a bride’s possessions to her husband’s home.

Details

  • Title: Dablo (Container)
  • Location: Katar, 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)
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Embossing, Engraving, Fittings, Riveting

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