Takhat | Bench
Location: Dhani, Alwar, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This takhat was located in a public gathering space of the village. It was around 60 years old and made from kikar (acacia) wood. It was previously used by the male members of the village to sit during social gatherings. It is now used occasionally as a stage for performances during festivals.