Takhat | Bench
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Most owners of havelis in Shekhawati no longer live in them. The caretakers generally live in a small part of the haveli where they use a takhat (like this one) both for sitting and sleeping.