Takhat | Bench
Location: Mandawa, 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
Many takhat in Shekhawati end up in the collections of artefact dealers or at warehouses to be sold again. This takhat was placed in the courtyard of a haveli that housed one such collection. It was used by the caretaker to sit on.