Takhtposh | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Atari, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Beating, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This takhtposh was placed in the corridor of a haveli in Atari village. The legs were lathe turned in bulbous designs, the proportions of which are unique among the recorded takhtposh in Punjab. The legs are fixed to the horizontal members using metal bracings.

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