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A bajot is a low surface that can be used to support a wide range of objects. This bajot was painted and had decorative spindles along its rails, which are a feature in different types of furniture in the Vagad region. Currently stowed away in the storeroom, this bajot was previously used for religious offerings and ritual objects during puja (worship).

Details

  • Title: Bajot (Low surface)
  • Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • 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: Joinery, Turning, Lacquering, Painting
  • Region: Vagad
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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