A baithak is a comfortable form of floor seating. The mattresses serve as a cushioned seat while bolsters on the back and sides provide a support to the back and arms.


  • Title: Baithak (Floor seat)
  • Location: Gondal, Rajkot, 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: Textile
  • Region: Saurashtra

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