Pidha | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Dadhikar, Alwar, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A pidha is a stool with a webbed seat (woven within a square frame) that rests on four turned wood legs. The seat is made of coir or cotton rope, often webbed in different patterns. A pidha has three components; the legs, horizontal members (that form the frame) and the webbing.

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