Paata | Bench
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fabrication, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This paata was located in the barsaali (entrance lobby) of a haveli in Bikaner. It measures 5 feet in length, 1.5 feet in width, and 1 foot in height, making it one of the few recorded paata of this size and proportion. It was used to seat visitors or guests to the haveli.