Paata are mostly made in a square shape but differ in size. This paata measures 1.8 m x 2.4 m (length x breadth). It has four turned paaga (legs). The corners of the seat/surface are braced with metal fittings that are joined to the wood using forged metal rivets.
Title: Paata (Bench)
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