This phatti was used in the kitchen to sit on and grind spices in the danda kunda (mortar and Pestle). The seat is formed by two wooden planks nailed to the side members. The phatti was painted using red oil-based paint.


  • Title: Phatti (Low seat)
  • Location: Haryal, Pathankot, Punjab
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • 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, Painting
  • Region: Majha

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