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Wooden planks were joined together to form the square shaped surface of this bajot. This was raised up on bell shaped, lathe-turned wooden legs. This bajot was used to place offerings in a temple; the traces of vermillion and camphor soot were visible on the surface.

Details

  • Title: Bajot (Low surface)
  • Location: Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Sapaat (Surface)
  • 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: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Riveting

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