Takhtposh | Bench


Category: Aasan
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.

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