Baithak | Floor seat
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
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.