As per oral recordings, the majju made using darker wood were made in Barmer and the ones with a lighter shade of wood were from Jaisalmer. This distinction was made based on the type of hardwood that grows specifically in these districts.


  • 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

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