Takhat | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Karar Ibrahimpur, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Painting, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This painted takhat was believed to be around eighty to ninety years old. The seat and legs were slightly worn out due to its long use in the chaupal. This takhat is used only on special occasions when it is brought outside the chaupal. It takes seven to eight people to lift it.

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