Storage cabinets are known as majus in some parts of Gujarat. The difference in names are largely phonetic variations of the Sanskrit term manjusha. Although the form is different, the majus has similar features to the manjush of Kutch.


  • Title: Majus (Cabinet)
  • Location: Devgadh Baria, Dahod, Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Fretwork
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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