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The peti with geometric shallow wood carvings was displayed inside a wall niche at Bagore ki Haveli Museum in Udaipur. It had a tapering shape resembling a gable roof due to which it is often called a jhopdi peti.

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  • Title: Peti (Casket)
  • Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, 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: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Mewar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending

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