This majus sits amidst a series of vernacular furniture items that no longer perform their original function. They adorn the corridors of the palace of Devgadh Baria. Here the majus is displayed with two foldable chairs on each side and an ariso (vernacular wall mirror) with parrot motifs.


  • Title: Kothla majus (Chest)
  • Location: Devgadh Baria, Dahod, 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: Joining, Turning, Painting
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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