A more recent example of a bajot that was made for ritual use by a practising carpenter from a traditional family of suthars. While the top surface was finished with new materials like laminate, the bajot still had traditional elements like the turned legs and bansi (spindles).


  • Title: Bajot (Low surface)
  • Location: Khadagada, 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: Carving, Joinery, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Vagad
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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