The position of the door is decided based on the height of a sandook. Most often the door of the sandook is positioned at the centre. However, depending on the height, there could be more than one opening. It is positioned such that the entire space inside and the contents can be easily accessed.


  • Title: Sandook (Cabinet)
  • Location: Wara Daraka, Faridkot, 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: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Painting

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