Takhtposh | Bench
Location: Samana, Patiala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This takhtposh painted with brown oil paint and with carved legs was being used as a centre table in the drawing room of a house. This is an example of vernacular furniture being used alongside modern furniture pieces in a contemporary urban context.