Damachiya | Mattress bench
Location: Boraj, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This damachiya belonged to an elderly Rajput woman in Boraj village. She had brought it to the house when she first moved here after her marriage. A pile of mattresses and quilts were stacked on top of it. Some of them, she had made herself when she was younger.