Gaadi masnad | Floor seat
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
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.