Dates Mandoos

This gift consists of a bespoke chest made of woven camel leather, and is inspired by the traditional Mandoos, a large wooden box with intricate patterns applied to its exterior which was commonly used in the past to hold a person’s most valuable items and personal belongings.

Designed exclusively for a client, the chest includes 6 walnut wooden storage boxes covered with camel leather lids engraved with patterns of intricate palm leaves. These boxes were filled with various types of locally sourced dates to celebrate the holy occasion of Ramadan.

Materials: Woven camel leather, Walnut wood, Brass hardware, Chamois lining
Dimensions: 85 x 55 x 30 cm
Year: 2019