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In this majju, ceramic tiles have replaced the carved wooden panels observed in the older examples. Yet, the characteristic grid, as well as horse head and parrot brackets, maintain the essence of a majju.

Details

  • Title: Majju (Cabinet)
  • Location: Kadach, Porbandar, 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: Wood, Metal, Earth (Ceramic)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Earth Craft Technique: Tile work

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