Pidha | Stool


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

This pidha recorded in a residence in Jaipur was handed down by the owner’s father. The webbing had worn out and the owner got it rewoven by a craftsperson using red, blue and green cotton ropes forming a tessellated patterned seat. The legs are retained from the original pidha.

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