Bajot | Low surface


Category: Sapaat
Location: Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal (Iron, Silver), Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Cladding, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Bajot like this are used in temples or places of worship to place religious offerings in front of idols of gods and goddesses. The materials and ornamentation of bajot used in religious and ceremonial contexts were observed to be more elaborate than those of everyday use.

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