Traditionally sangamachi has a low seat.Its structural and ornamental members are made of turned wood and coated with red lacquer. Customarily a sangamachi was used by the oldest woman in a family.


  • Title: Sangamachi (Low chair)
  • Location: Nageshri, Amreli, 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, Cotton (Strap)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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