Paata | Bench
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Painting, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Placed in a town square called Sippani Chowk, this paata is owned by the panchayat of the chowk. It is said that the government provided a land grant to specifically place the paata here. Legally, this piece of land cannot be used for any other purpose.