Wooden Pataras of Gujarat

Pataras are the traditional customary boxes. These are used for storing items like quilts, linen, valuables and mattresses. There is a tradition of giving a patara to the daughter at the auspicious time of her wedding. Pataras Are available in variety of sizes. There are jewelley and bangle boxes having embossed designs of lions, peacocks, creepers, elephants and horses. These are made up of brass and aluminum sheets.