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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.

Details

  • 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
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting

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