Sinhaasan | Throne


Category: Aasan
Location: Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Metal, Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Gilding
Textile craft technique: Upholstery
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This octagonal shaped throne, cushioned with silk fabric, was on display in the courtroom of the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur. The throne was complemented with a footstool called charan chowki. Both pieces of furniture had similar cabriole legs.

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