The South Asia Collection has a number of takhat on display in the gallery. These two takhat are made with elaborate carvings on the top rail and the wooden brackets. These pieces have both the wooden brackets and the metal rods as support between the legs and the frame of the takhat.


  • 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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