Baithak | Floor seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Textile
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A typical courtroom arrangement at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur had a sinhaasan (throne) at one end of the room. While the king sat on the throne, the ministers would sit on a gaadi (mattress) with a masnad (bolster) as a backrest.

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