Takhat | Bench
Location: Bagar, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A pair of takhat in the staff quarters of the Piramal Haveli. These are used as beds for the staff to sleep on. The mattresses are rolled out at all times, unlike the other examples where the takhat is used both for sitting and sleeping.