Paata | Bench
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Mercantile families place paata outside the havelis for people to sit on while they wait for business meetings with the owners. This paata is located outside a haveli in Banthia Chowk and the top surface was restored recently.