Pidhi | Stool
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.