The corners between the top surface and the legs are braced using intricately carved wooden brackets (joined using rivets). These are used instead of the more typical metal rods.


  • Title: Takhat (Bench)
  • Location: Dundlod, 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: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Shekhawati
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings, Riveting

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