Category: Object Of The Month

Dablo (container), Gujarat, 20th century

A dablo is a form of storage container used by the Kathi community of southern Gujarat. Dabla (plural) come in all sizes and could be used to store food, jewellery or money. For safety, smaller containers could be buried in the ground. Dabla, like this one, were used as a hope chest to store a bride-to-be’s possessions as she moved to […]

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