This is one of the biggest majju, measuring about 1.4 m x 0.7 m x 1.2 m (l x b x h). As part of the Collection, this is the only majju we have been able to entirely open up, leading us to discover sixteen compartments and a shelf within. Of these, fourteen were secret compartments.


  • Title: Majju (Cabinet)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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