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This takhtposh in the Manakpur Sharif Masjid was placed under the shade of a tree. It was specifically used by the maulvi (priest at the mosque), to impart religious teachings to gatherings who visited the mosque for prayers.

Details

  • Title: Takhtposh (Bench)
  • Location: Manakpur Sharif, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • 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: Carving, Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Fittings, Painting

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