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The roof form of this type of majju differed with respect to the size of the chests. This example has a hipped roof form, which is another architectural roof form in the Marwar region. It is taller in height than others of this kind due to the height of the roof pitch.

Details

  • 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, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning, Carving
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Riveting

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