Takhtposh | Bench


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

This takhtposh made from wood was recorded at a gurdwara in Jhanda Kalan village. Takhtposh are sometimes used for purposes other than seating or sleeping, as seen in the featured example. Here, it was used as a surface to dry utensils placed in baskets.

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