Takht | Bench
Location: Meharaj, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Takht is a bench where the seat is raised on four legs, often made using various techniques like turning, carving and so on. Metal strips or rods are fixed between legs and the members to increase the stability of the legs.