Pidha | Low chair
Location: Ramgarh, Sikar, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Recorded at a warehouse in Sikar, this pidha is said to be approximately 40 years old. It was carefully stored to be used as a sample to make similar new pidha. The danglers near the lumbar are unique to this particular piece.