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This majus derives its name from rectangular mud chests known as kothla, due to the similarity in their form. Kothla majus are chiefly attributed to the region of Central Gujarat.

Details

  • Title: Kothla majus (Chest)
  • Location: Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, 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 (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning, Fretwork, Lacquering
  • Region: Central Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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