Pidhi | Stool


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

The pidhi had turned wooden legs that were painted using red, blue and yellow colours. The webbing of the seat was done by weaving two coloured ropes to create decorative patterns. Such patterns are similar to that of phulkari embroidery unique to Punjab.

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