This ladi paatlo is exhibited in the tribal museum of Chhota Udepur. It is decorated with ornate geometric carvings. The remains of a secret compartment can be observed in the seat.


  • Title: Ladi paatlo (Low seat)
  • Location: Chhota Udepur, Chhota Udepur, 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: Wood, Metal
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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