This takhat was recorded at a residence in Malab village. It was kept in the corner of the room along the wall. A cotton mattress was spread over it along with a pillow, to rest in the afternoons. The space under the takhat was used to store a khatola (charpoy).


  • Title: Takhat (Bench)
  • Location: Malab, Nuh, 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: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Mewat

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