Pidhi | Stool

Details

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

Unlike commonly recorded examples, members of the frame of this pidhi have a thinner cross section and are fixed to the legs using metal bracings. The seat of the pidhi is woven around a secondary inner frame also made of wood, which is fixed to the outer frame using dowels.

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