Chests are among the most common and versatile items of vernacular furniture in Rajasthan. They are crafted to be of varying shapes and sizes. Most chests are shaped like a cuboid with the top surface hinged on one edge to form the lid.


  • Title: Majju (Chest)
  • Location: Barmer, Barmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • 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, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Carving, Painting
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Painting, Riveting

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