Pidhi | Stool
Location: Bassi Gujjran, Rupnagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The seat of this pidhi was woven using cotton ropes of two colours creating an intricate floral pattern. Traditionally, each village would have at least one craftsperson who was skilled in weaving decorative patterns on the webbing of pidhi and manja (charpoy).