Takhat | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Malab, Nuh, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In public spaces like chaupal, takhat are used by men to rest, sit on, and play traditional board games or a game of cards. A number of takhat along with other items of vernacular furniture like charpoys and mudha (stool) are arranged in the chaupal for large groups of men to use.

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