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A bench is known as a bankdo in Central Gujarat. Though their form is western, the benches are often ornamented with local craft techniques, such as woodturning and carving.

Details

  • Title: Bankdo (Bench)
  • Location: Nadiad, Kheda, 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), Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Central Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Earth Craft Technique: Tile work

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