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).


  • 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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