Vernacular furniture
of India

Experience the Exhibits Virtually

Exhibitions are important tools to educate and create awareness regarding the research. They were also useful to engage with the vernacular furniture and objects from a museological perspective. Various exhibitions conducted as part of the project are available to view here.







Itiha – Stories and Traditions of Vernacular Furniture

Vernacular furniture is used in the everyday life of people of a particular region or community and is made by craftspeople using locally available materials. Itiha: stories and traditions of vernacular furniture’ is an exhibition that focuses on the six-year-long journey about the research on vernacular furniture of north-west India, and highlights aspects of design, function, making, as well as associated stories and narratives that signify its relevance in a given context. The exhibition is an outcome of the ‘Vernacular Furniture of North-West India’ project, which is the first-ever research on vernacular furniture.