Pidhi | Stool


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

Pidhi is used as a seat while cooking, washing dishes or clothes. It is also used while carrying out various other cooking related activities like grinding flour in the chakki (hand mill grinder), churning butter in the madani (churner) or grinding spices in a danda-kunda (mortar & pestle).

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