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This peyi belongs to a family with a royal lineage. While being raised up on four legs, it had another rectangular base on top of which the writing surface (along with storage) is built. The base had three drawers that form additional storage.

Details

  • Title: Peyi (Merchant’s desk)
  • Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • 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: Metal (Brass), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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