Takhtposh | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Dhanaula, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Takhtposh placed under the shade of trees are a common sight in the fields of Punjab. These are used by farmers to rest in the afternoons after working on the farm. Such takhtposh are usually with no ornamentation and are constructed using simple techniques.

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