Pidhi | Stool


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

This pidhi was commissioned recently by a family in Nawalgarh. The makers use different coloured ropes for the webbing to create patterns. The gundi (braided edges of the webbing) is a unique feature of vernacular furniture in Shekhawati among other regions of Rajasthan.

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