Muddi | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Manethi, Rewari, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Sarkanda)
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

These mudhi were recorded in a shop where sarkanda furniture were being made and sold. Until a few years ago, the horn of a deer was used as a tool to tighten the ropes while weaving the seat. It is now done using a metal pipe cast in a similar shape. In a day, a craftsperson is able to make around four mudhi.

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