The practice of making sanjeriyu is still prevalent in many villages of Kutch, where it is made by the women. They meticulously decorate it using mud-relief patterns and mirror work.


  • Title: Sanjeriyu (Cabinet)
  • Location: Gandhi Nu Gam, Kutch, Gujarat
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • 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: Admixture (mud, hay & dung), Earth (Mud), Metal, Wood, Glass (Mirror), Lime
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Kutch
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Stamping
  • Lime Craft Technique: Plastering
  • Earth Craft Technique: Mud mirror work
  • Admixture Craft Technique: Slab building

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