In majju with gabled tops, the door to access the chest is provided on one of the sloping surfaces. In the grid surface that is formed, a single panel or a combination of two or more panels are used to form the shutter as seen in this example.


  • Title: Majju (Chest)
  • 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 (Brass), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning, Carving
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Riveting

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