Takhat | Bench
Location: Bhot, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Painting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Cladding, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This takhat was previously kept in the verandah of the house but has now been moved inside and is used for sleeping. It was made about 20 years ago. It has intricately turned and carved legs, the frame is decorated with painted floral motifs and the surface is cladded with a laminate sheet.