Pidda | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Jatola, Gurugram, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Pidda is used on occasions like muh dikhai, a ceremony to introduce a newly married woman to her husband’s extended family, on the first day after the wedding. The woman is made to sit on the pidda. Folk songs are sung and sweets are offered to welcome her into the family.

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