This wooden chest is covered with a painted or printed paper. The inner surfaces are lined with a paper that has printed motifs similar to the craft of kalamkari. This chest perhaps has its provenance in the Shekhawati region.
Title: Peti (Casket)
Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
Type: Vastu (Object)
Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust