Patta | Low seat


Category: Aasan
Location: Shahpur, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This patta in a house in Bharatpur was used while washing clothes and utensils. The height of the low seat was ideal to sit in the squatting position required for the act of washing on the floor, yet sufficient to raise the body from the wet floor.

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