Thela in Hindi means cart. These platters are reminiscent of the fruit and vegetable portable carts you see in India. You see these street vendors carry their produce on these carts and go from street to street selling their wares. This is designed to serve as a tray or platter. Designed with a painted metal frame and lacquer inlay. A playful piece that can be used for display, as a platter or a tray.
The styled images with kheer are courtesy of Neha Pradhan @mymasalabox.
The styled image in the Holi setting are courtesy of Shuchi Tandon @indianfusionkitchens.