The cultural and regional diversity of Indians not only dictates the variety in furniture but also the material used for making such items. One can find sofa sets, settees, bookshelves, racks, cabinets, tables etc made out of a variety of material like wood, iron, cane bamboo etc. Each state has its own distinct furniture tradition,
which is reflected in the motifs and patterns adoring them. Gujarat and Maharashtra are known for lacquered traditional wood furniture.
The furniture from Rajasthan is not only decorated with delicate carvings but is also painted in the local miniature style of painting, depicting folklore.
Kashmir is famous for intricately carved walnut tree tables and cabinets etc. Wrought iron furniture is in vogue these days.
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