Takht | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Bhunga, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Though the primary use of a takht is to sit, they are also used to sleep on. Such takht usually have a slanting member along the shorter side to rest one’s head on. This takht was placed near the cowshed located in the backyard of the house.

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