In the Meo community of Mewat region, a patada is used only by the women, to offer Namaz at home. A cloth would be laid on it while sitting on it. It is made with a pointed end, which is oriented towards the direction of Mecca while offering prayers. It is generally gifted to the bride during the wedding.


  • Title: Patada (Low seat)
  • Location: Singar, Nuh, Haryana
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Region: Mewat

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