Gaadi masnad | Floor seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Textile
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

While a throne was the main seating furniture of a king, a gaadi masnad (raised on a platform) was also a common seating arrangement. The textiles used on a floor seat for a royal would be made from silk and embroidered to indicate richness and opulence.

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