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In the past, paat often served as the seat of scholars and royals. The paat, being higher than most other seating in Gujarat, symbolised the importance that society gave to the learned and sovereigns.

Details

  • Title: Paat (Bench)
  • Location: Limbdi, Surendranagar, 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, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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