A gaadi (mattress) is often placed on the top surface of a takhat to make sitting on it comfortable. This takhat is used by the priest in the Raghunath Temple in Mandawa. It is paired with two masnad (cushions) covered in brocade.
Title: Takhat (Bench)
Location: Mandawa, 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