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
A collection of takhat were stored in the basement of a merchant’s haveli in Bagar. The takhat in the Shekhawati region are made using a type of soft wood that allows for it to be carved. The curved metal rods on the takhat are unique to this region.