Gaadi masnad | Floor seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Beri, Jhajjar, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Textile
Textile craft technique: Upholstery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

An arrangement of cushioned mattress and bolsters, to form a floor seat, is referred to as gaadi masnad. It is used in residential and commercial spaces. This gaadi masnad was recorded in a residence, where it is commonly used in the baithak area (public room near the main entrance). The gaadi masnad was used to seat guests and visitors in the baithak.

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