The bannk found in Adivasi homes in South Gujarat are similar to the bankdo of Central Gujarat. The common characteristics include an austere form, woodturning in the front supports, and the use of glazed ceramic tiles in the backrest.


  • Title: Bannk (Bench)
  • Location: Moti Pipal Limbi, Tapi, Gujarat
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth (Ceramic), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: South Gujarat
  • Earth Craft Technique: Tile work

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