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This takhat, kept on the porch of a locked house, was chained to the door to prevent it from getting stolen. It was raised up from the floor, on bricks, to avoid damage caused by water. The takhat was used by the people from the neighbourhood to sit.

Details

  • Title: Takhat (Bench)
  • Location: Salhawas, Jhajjar, Haryana
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Khadar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings

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