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The facade and side panels of this metal peti were painted with motifs of flowers and birds. The year 1999 was painted near the top indicating the year in which it was made. The information about the craftsperson and the address of his workshop, ‘Kamal Steel Works, Mistry. Ram Murti Dhiman, Hisar Road, Ambala Shahar’, was written at the bottom on the front panel of the peti.

Details

  • Title: Peti (Chest)
  • Location: Ramgarh, Ambala, Haryana
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Alloys)
  • Region: Nardak
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Painting, Riveting, Welding

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