Pidha | Stool


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

Cotton ropes are woven in a horizontal and vertical pattern to make the seat of this pidha. This type of weaving results in the formation of braided knots at the edges which are called gundi. A stool with this type of design is called gundiwadi pidha/pidhi.

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