Takhat | Bench
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A gaadi (mattress) is often placed on the top surface of a takhat to make sitting on it comfortable. This takhat is used by the priest in the Raghunath Temple in Mandawa. It is paired with two masnad (cushions) covered in brocade.