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The panels of the front facade of this sandook had stylised motifs of flowers and birds in vibrant colours. The top of the sandook was used to store a number of items that would get covered by the wooden panel provided at the top. At the centre of this top panel, a print of a Sikh Guru was encased between glass.

Details

  • Title: Sandook (Cabinet)
  • Location: Dhaula, Barnala, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Glass, Metal, Paper, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Paper Technique: Printing
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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