Gaadi masnad | Floor seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Rewari, Rewari, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Textile
Textile craft technique: Upholstery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This particular gaadi masnad was recorded in a shop in Rewari city. The cushioned mattress provides comfortable seating on the floor, whereas the bolsters support the back. A gaadi masand is used while being seated in front of a galla peti, a casket used to keep money and place books on, while writing accounts.

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