Mercantile families place paata outside the havelis for people to sit on while they wait for business meetings with the owners. This paata is located outside a haveli in Banthia Chowk and the top surface was restored recently.
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