The backrest of this sangamachi is more ornate compared to other examples. Additionally, it is fitted with armrests. Nylon ropes have been used instead of the traditional webbed seat woven from paati, a strap of woven cotton.


  • Title: Sangamachi (Low chair)
  • Location: Reshamiya, Surendranagar, 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: Wood, Nylon (Rope)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Nylon Rope Technique: Weaving

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