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The lockable casket was used to keep ornaments and jewellery. It had brass inlay on it in a geometric floral pattern. The inner walls were covered with cloth to protect the stored contents. The inside of the lid also had a mirror to be used while dressing.

Details

  • Title: Peti (Casket)
  • Location: Rupaheli Khurd, Bhilwara, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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: Glass (Mirror), Metal (Brass), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Region: Mewar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Inlay

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