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This is a sambelu made from turned wood and finished with lacquer. The pounding end is covered with a metal rim for removing grain husks.

Details

  • Title: Sambelu (Pestle)
  • Location: Surat, Surat, Gujarat
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: South Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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