Paata | Bench
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This paata placed beside a Hanuman temple has a typical design with four legs. The legs of most paata are made in a similar design. The base of the legs were left unturned (square in section) which helps to stabilise the load from the paata.