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This takhat was used in a temple by the temple priests to preach sermons to the devotees. It had been recently moved into a covered space from the open courtyard of the temple. Metal handles are fixed on the side rails that allow the takhat to be moved around.

Details

  • Title: Takhat (Bench)
  • Location: Bagar, Jhunjhunu, 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: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Shekhawati
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting

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