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Facing the main entrance, this bankdo was placed in the living room of the house along with a macha (charpoy). The bench appears to have been painted (a practice that prevents the wood from weathering), although the paint has worn out with use.

Details

  • Title: Bankdo (Bench)
  • Location: Udaipura, Dungarpur, 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: Joinery, Painting
  • Region: Vagad
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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