Damachiya | Mattress bench


Category: Manjush
Location: Udaipura, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A damachiya is a piece of furniture used to store away mattresses and quilts, by making a stack, when not in use. Damachiya were recorded mainly among the rural communities in southern Rajasthan. It is made of a horizontal wooden frame that rests on four trestle legs held together using simple joinery techniques.

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