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The khuniyu in this paata, unlike in any other ones, were longer and without any designs. The metal rods at the corners, between the legs and the top surface, are called taan. They provide lateral support to the frame of the paata. The khuniyu and taan have been painted silver.

Details

  • Title: Paata (Bench)
  • Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • 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, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting, Painting

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