Takhtposh | Bench
Location: Manakpur Sharif, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings, Painting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This takhtposh in the Manakpur Sharif Masjid was placed under the shade of a tree. It was specifically used by the maulvi (priest at the mosque), to impart religious teachings to gatherings who visited the mosque for prayers.