A pair of takhat in the staff quarters of the Piramal Haveli. These are used as beds for the staff to sleep on. The mattresses are rolled out at all times, unlike the other examples where the takhat is used both for sitting and sleeping.


  • Title: Takhat (Bench)
  • Location: Bagar, 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
  • Medium: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Shekhawati
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting

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