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This majju is estimated to be eighty years old. It is one of the oldest majju recorded during the project and is made entirely out of wood. The characteristic features of a majju include an ornamented grid on its façade and carved horse heads, four on the top rail and two on the bottom.

Details

  • Title: Majju (Cabinet)
  • Location: Bhad Ghed, 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: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery, Turning, Lacquering
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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