Pidhi | Stool


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

This unusually large pidhi was recorded on the terrace of a house in Sangrur district. Members of the frame of the pidhi were longer, providing a larger span for weaving the seat. It was part of a group of artifacts and old furniture which the owner had collected as a hobby.

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