Patada | Low seat
Location: Dewarhu, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The ceremonial use of a patada is not limited to wedding rituals, and it is also used during festivals like Navratri and Diwali as a surface to place prints and idols of deities for worship. Before placing these, it is cleaned with water, and covered with a red, yellow, or orange cloth.