Pidhi | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Dodewala, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The webbing of this pidhi was almost a decade old, while the legs and frame were much older. One of the turned legs had come apart and had been replaced with a simple chisel-shaped one. To protect the seat from wear and tear, it was covered with a cloth that was removed occasionally for cleaning.

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