Takhat | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Maham, Rohtak, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This takhat was found in the same chaupal as the previous example. It was lower in height than commonly found benches and could seat around ten to twelve people. A secondary wooden frame was fixed between the legs providing extra support at the bottom. The joinery was strengthened using metal bracing.

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