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In some villages, rudimentary wooden caskets serve as larders to store food. Caskets are known as peti in Gujarati. This peti was recorded at an Adivasi dwelling in East Gujarat.

Details

  • Title: Peti (Casket)
  • Location: Judavant, Chhota Udepur, 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
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Region: East Gujarat

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