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This takhtposh painted with brown oil paint and with carved legs was being used as a centre table in the drawing room of a house. This is an example of vernacular furniture being used alongside modern furniture pieces in a contemporary urban context.

Details

  • Title: Takhtposh (Bench)
  • Location: Samana, Patiala, 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, Bending, Fittings, Painting

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