Takhat | Bench
Location: Chainpura, Baran, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Hadoti
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
While the primary use of a takhat is for a person to sit on, it is often also used to sleep on. A mattress and pillow can be seen on this takhat, they have been rolled up and placed in a corner. The mattress would be rolled out when the takhat is used for sleeping.