This takhtposh was placed in the corridor of a haveli in Atari village. The legs were lathe turned in bulbous designs, the proportions of which are unique among the recorded takhtposh in Punjab. The legs are fixed to the horizontal members using metal bracings.


  • Title: Takhtposh (Bench)
  • Location: Atari, Amritsar, Punjab
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • 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: Majha
  • Metal Craft Technique: Beating, Fittings

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