Piddi | Stool

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Category: Aasan
Location: Pahlwan, Jind, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The legs of a piddi are sometimes painted to protect against weathering and for aesthetics as well. However, the frames are not since they get covered by the webbing. Traces of blue paint can be seen on this piddi and the webbing was woven using munjh ropes.

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