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This galla peti, made of wood and embellished with various brass ornaments, is attributed to the region of Saurashtra. It is presently housed at The South Asia Collection and belongs to a collection of vernacular items from Gujarat.

Details

  • Title: Galla Peti (Casket)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood, Metal (Brass)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Carving
  • Metal Craft Technique: Embossing, Riveting, Fittings

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