Takhat | Bench
Location: Bagar, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
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 used in a temple by the temple priests to preach sermons to the devotees. It had been recently moved into a covered space from the open courtyard of the temple. Metal handles are fixed on the side rails that allow the takhat to be moved around.