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Distinct features like simplicity of structure, petite proportions, straight legs, horse head finials carved from the front vertical supports, chip carving, and decoration with abhla (small mirrors with a stamped metal frame), are characteristic to a manjush.

Details

  • Title: Manjush (Cabinet)
  • Location: Limbdi, Surendranagar, 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: Wood, Metal, Glass (Mirror)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Fretwork
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Stamping

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