Takhat | Bench
Location: Dungarpur, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A pair of takhat were recorded at the old palace of Dungarpur. The top rail has intricate carvings and has turned wood spindles below it. Takhat of this size and proportion have been recorded in temples. Similarly, this pair was perhaps part of ceremonial use in the palace.