Paata | Bench
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Painting, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This paata was located in Dhadho ka Chowk and was made in the memory of a person named Sunderlal Moolchand Parikh, which is painted on the paata. The khuniyu (corner metal bracing) are embossed and painted with floral motifs. Apart from being used by the passersby, it was used during the celebrations of the Gangaur festival.