A majju is constructed in a grid-like structure because of the type of wood used. The hardwood in the region (mostly rohida) has smaller sections, therefore the size of planks are smaller. The planks are then put together in a grid design to form larger surfaces.


  • Title: Majju (Chest)
  • Location: Gol, Sirohi, 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
  • Region: Godwad
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Riveting

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