Damachiyo | Mattress bench
Location: Ludiya, Kutch, Gujarat
Cultural region: Kutch
Materials: Glass (Mirror), Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Stamping
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
To prevent tall piles of mattresses from toppling, a rope is secured to a hook in the ceiling, and the two ends are tied to one front leg each, thereby holding the stack in place.