Pidhi | Stool


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

Pidhi like the featured one, with the webbing woven entirely across the frame, are meant for use in marriage rituals and religious ceremonies. Whereas, a pidhi with webbing that covers only a portion of the surface is used for everyday household chores.

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