Peti almari are decorated elaborately as they form a part of the daaj. This peti almari was decorated with painted floral patterns and peacocks on its facade. It was kept raised on bricks with a tokra (basket) stored under it.


  • Title: Peti almari (Chest)
  • Location: Mahta, Bathinda, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Glass, Metal, Paper, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Paper Technique: Printing
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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