Takhat | Bench
Location: Barwa, Bhiwani, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Engraving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A takhat is a bench found in residential, public, religious or commercial spaces. It is a common piece of furniture across the north-western states of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Punjab including Haryana. This takhat was kept in a private room of a haveli in Barwa village of Bhiwani.