Bankdo | Bench
Location: Udaipura, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Facing the main entrance, this bankdo was placed in the living room of the house along with a macha (charpoy). The bench appears to have been painted (a practice that prevents the wood from weathering), although the paint has worn out with use.