This rudimentary patta was carved out of a single piece of dry wood to make it lightweight and easy to carry around the house. It was used in a variety of household chores like washing clothes or cooking in front of a chulha (hearth).


  • Title: Patta (Low seat)
  • Location: Ramnagar, Bharatpur, 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: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving
  • Region: Mewat - Brij

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