Basni | Low stool
Location: Gol, Sirohi, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Grass (Jute), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Basni is a low stool used by the women to carry out everyday chores like grinding grains or cooking. Ergonomically, the jutting wooden members of the frame provide support to the thighs when the women sit on it.