Pidda | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Panchnota, Mahendragarh, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Nylon (Rope), Wood
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Usage of the pidda signifies the social hierarchy amongst the female members in the family. While sitting together in the family or gatherings, the eldest woman would sit on a khaat (charpoy), the younger on a pidda and the youngest on a patada (low seat).

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