Sangamachi | Low chair


Category: Aasan
Location: Reshamiya, Surendranagar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Nylon (Rope), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The backrest of this sangamachi is more ornate compared to other examples. Additionally, it is fitted with armrests. Nylon ropes have been used instead of the traditional webbed seat woven from paati, a strap of woven cotton.

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