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Raised up on four wooden legs, this type of majju had walls made of wooden panels with thin wooden strips that braced the panels, forming a grid-like surface. Metal rivets were used to hold these members in place.

Details

  • Title: Majju (Chest)
  • Location: Roopsi, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • 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: Joinery, Carving, Turning
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Painting, Riveting

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