Piddo | Stool


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

Cultivation of jute in Haryana, is not as common as it was previously. As an alternative to jute ropes, fabric waste or strips of old clothes are braided together to form ropes. Women prepare these at home and use it to weave the webbing for piddi, like in this example and other types of vernacular furniture.

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