Pidha | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Fatehgarh, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In this region, sheesham wood (locally called talli ki lakdi) is used to make the legs and frame of the pidha. A criss-cross pattern of weaving the seat is common in stools and charpoys. A stool with this pattern of webbing is called gherewadi pidha/pidhi.

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