In old town markets, a dhaliyu is used in many shops even today. The sloping surface of this dhaliyu is in two parts with different storage compartments below. The furniture has been modified with a veneer sheet on the worktop.
Title: Dhaliyu (Merchant’s desk)
Location: Dahod, Dahod, Gujarat
Type: Sapaat (Surface)
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