Patada | Low seat
Location: Kurar, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A red sacred thread is tied around the patada before using it for the wedding rituals. The thread is believed to lend a sense of auspiciousness and protection to the furniture and people seated on it. A cloth is laid on the surface before the bride or groom is seated on it.