Pidda | Stool
Location: Chhapar, Jhajjar, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal (Alloys)
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Casting, Painting, Welding
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A pidda is traditionally made of wood, but nowadays, a pidda made of metal is also a common sight in Haryana. This pidda was made by a local blacksmith. Under each leg, a plastic bushing was fixed to prevent the floor from getting scratched and people from getting hurt.