Baithak | Floor seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Textile
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Two gaadi (mattresses) were laid out in this baithak which was used to greet guests and as a place for them to rest. The baithak also contained storage furniture such as aliya (wall niche) and aada (in-built cabinet) for guests to store their belongings.

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