Patada | Low seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Singar, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In the Meo community of Mewat region, a patada is used only by the women, to offer Namaz at home. A cloth would be laid on it while sitting on it. It is made with a pointed end, which is oriented towards the direction of Mecca while offering prayers. It is generally gifted to the bride during the wedding.

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