Basni | Low stool


Category: Aasan
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).

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