Mudha | Chair
Location: Sarai Khas, Jalandhar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda), Nylon (Rope)
Grass craft technique: Joinery, Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Mudha is a chair made of sarkanda grass which grows locally in many parts of Punjab. The stems of the grass are joined together to form the cylindrical body and the backrest. The seat is woven using munjh ki rassi (rope made using munjh which is the outer sheath covering of the sarkanda grass).