Kursi | Chair
Location: Amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Kursi is a chair with armrests and an upright backrest. These kursi, part of a private collection, had webbed backrests and seats woven using dyed cotton ropes. The turned wooden legs, armrests, and supporting members were painted using bright colours and fixed using mortise and tenon joinery.