This phatti was used at a residence in Amritsar as a seat for household chores. A wooden stick with the red dori tied around it was placed on the phatti when it was used for rituals and ceremonies. This simple makeshift arrangement lends a sense of sacredness to the otherwise everyday low seat.
Title: Phatti (Low seat)
Location: Ratan Khurd, Amritsar, 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