While a throne was the main seating furniture of a king, a gaadi masnad (raised on a platform) was also a common seating arrangement. The textiles used on a floor seat for a royal would be made from silk and embroidered to indicate richness and opulence.
Title: Gaadi masnad (Floor seat)
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, 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