Mudha | Floor seat
Location: Bassi Gujjran, Rupnagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Straw)
Grass craft technique: Coiling, Joinery
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Agriculture is a primary occupation in Punjab and many by-products of farming are used for making furniture and objects. One such example is this mudha made using dried straw as a raw material. Decorative patterns were created on its surface using cotton threads dyed in black, yellow, and red.