Pidha | Low chair
Location: Zira, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This pidha has turned wooden legs and an ornate backrest with geometrical fretwork. The top panel of the backrest has symmetrically carved floral designs. The webbing of the pidha was made with cotton ropes using weaving techniques similar to those in charpoys.