A collection of takhat were stored in the basement of a merchant’s haveli in Bagar. The takhat in the Shekhawati region are made using a type of soft wood that allows for it to be carved. The curved metal rods on the takhat are unique to this region.
Title: Takhat (Bench)
Location: Bagar, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Type: Aasan (Seating)
Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust