Pidha | Low chair


Category: Aasan
Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Bone, Textile, Wood
Bone craft technique: Cladding, Inlay
Textile craft technique: Upholstery
Wood craft technique: Fretwork, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This is a recent example of a pidha made from wood with inlay and cladding of animal bones on it. The seat is upholstered with a Sanganeri block printed fabric. The owner of a warehouse had commissioned this piece to showcase the skills of his team of craftspeople.

View on Google Arts & Culture