Paata | Bench


Category: Aasan
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

The khuniyu in this paata, unlike in any other ones, were longer and without any designs. The metal rods at the corners, between the legs and the top surface, are called taan. They provide lateral support to the frame of the paata. The khuniyu and taan have been painted silver.

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