Basni | Low stool
Location: Gol, Sirohi, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The construction of a basni is simple with trestle legs made from locally available wood and webbing woven from cotton, jute or coir ropes. Small in size, this basni measured 450 mm x 350 mm x 150 mm (length x breadth x height).