A red sacred thread is tied around the patada before using it for the wedding rituals. The thread is believed to lend a sense of auspiciousness and protection to the furniture and people seated on it. A cloth is laid on the surface before the bride or groom is seated on it.


  • Title: Patada (Low seat)
  • Location: Kurar, Panipat, 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: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Khadar

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