Takhat | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Salhawas, Jhajjar, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This takhat, kept on the porch of a locked house, was chained to the door to prevent it from getting stolen. It was raised up from the floor, on bricks, to avoid damage caused by water. The takhat was used by the people from the neighbourhood to sit.

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