Most of the takhat in The South Asia Collection Museum are elaborately carved. However, there are also simple pieces like this one. These takhat are used in the gallery as surfaces to display rugs and small objects.


  • Title: Takhat (Bench)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting

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