Baithak | Floor seat
Location: Bagar, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A baithak is an arrangement of mattresses and bolsters in the corner of the bedrooms in Shekhawati havelis. This is a private space used for relaxing, having conversations or for reading before going to bed.