A katordaan is a container used to store food items like roti to keep them fresh. It is said that they were also used to store jewellery items. Hence a latch was provided to be able to lock it.


  • Title: Katordaan (Container)
  • Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Brass)
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Embossing, Fittings

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