Bannk | Bench
Location: Saronda, Valsad, Gujarat
Cultural region: South Gujarat
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A bench is known as bannk in South Gujarat. The name and the design of bannk is derived from the Portuguese furniture banco. The design of this example is similar to the benches existing in the Portuguese churches of South Gujarat.