Pidhi | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Mandawa, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In Shekhawati, a stool is called pidhi whereas pidha is a low chair. The webbing on this pidhi is woven from cotton ropes, is dense and intricate, and is called daawan.

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