A tambaccu daan is a small wooden box with a narrow opening on the top that is provided with a lid. It is specifically used to store dried tobacco leaves. It was recorded in a residence in Bichhor and was not in use at the time.


  • Title: Tambaccu daan (Tobacco box)
  • Location: Bichhor, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • 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 (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Turning, Lacquering
  • Region: Mewar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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