Khaat | Swing


Category: Aasan
Location: Katar, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass, Iron, Silver), Nylon (Strap), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Cladding, Embossing, Fittings
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The surface of this khaat is made by weaving nylon straps around a wooden frame. This frame is placed in another rectangular wooden frame clad with silver plate. The hooks that hold this khaat are styled with a peacock motif.

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