Takhtposh used for sleeping are placed in the private rooms of houses while the ones used for sitting are located in the more public parts of a house. This takhtposh used for sleeping had a mattress and bedspread laid over its surface.


  • Title: Takhtposh (Bench)
  • Location: Jhanda Kalan, Mansa, 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
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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