Baithak | Floor seat


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

The Poddar Haveli in Nawalgarh is now a house museum where furniture and objects are displayed to depict the vernacular lifestyle in the haveli while it was in use. The baithak had an arrangement of mattresses covered with bandhni (a type of tie-dye craft technique) along with a hookah (smoking pipe) on display.

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