Takht | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Bhaloor, Moga, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

It is customary in Punjab to give a takht to a newly married couple during the wedding. This takht was gifted to its owner during his wedding. It was placed in the bedroom of his house and was used to sleep on. It had been painted several times over the years to maintain it.

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