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Pataara can be categorised by the ornaments adorning them. For example, this is a toraniyo paataro. It has this name because the ornamental top rail resembles a toran, which is similar to a garland of leaves and flowers.

Details

  • Title: Pataaro (Chest)
  • 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: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Painting, Piercing, Riveting, Fittings

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