The name patta is derived from the word paat which means a plank. A patta is generally made from a single piece of wood. It is made by the users themselves or bought from the local markets.


  • Title: Patta (Low seat)
  • Location: Dhani, Alwar, 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: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving
  • Region: Mewat - Brij

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