This bannk was housed in the porch of an Adivasi dwelling in South Gujarat. A bannk is the only elevated seat, with a backrest and armrests, commonly found in many Adivasi households.


  • Title: Bannk (Bench)
  • Location: Moti Pipal Limbi, Tapi, Gujarat
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Earth (Ceramic), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: South Gujarat
  • Earth Craft Technique: Tile work

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