Pidha | Low chair
Location: The South Asia Collection from Rajasthan, Rajasthan
Materials: Grass (Jute), Metal, Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: SADACC, UK
This particular pidha has an elaborately carved backrest with a pair of horses flanking the top slat of the backrest. The carvings are a combination of representations of everyday life with animals and floral carvings combined with a panel of geometric carvings.