Paata | Bench
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Placed outside a temple in the Daga Sethiya Parak guwad (street), this paata was commissioned by the local panchayat (council). In the past, it was used by the panchayat leaders to sit on while addressing people during meetings. It is now used for several community events.