Pidhi | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Gumtali, Jalandhar, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Metal (Brass), Nylon, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The frame of this pidhi was decorated using brass pins nailed into the wooden surface to create floral patterns. The inner edge of the frame had holes drilled into it that allowed the nylon webbing to be fixed in place. The webbing was new and would have originally been made out of rattan.

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