Bankdo | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Nadiad, Kheda, Gujarat
Cultural region: Central Gujarat
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Metal (Iron), Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A bench is known as a bankdo in Central Gujarat. Though their form is western, the benches are often ornamented with local craft techniques, such as woodturning and carving.

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