Pidha | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Ravan Devra, Alwar, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The seat of this pidha was woven using rope made from munjh, which is the leafy sheath covering of the Sarkanda grass. It is common practice to buy the legs from a carpenter and for the family to weave the webbing at home.

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