Pidhi | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Shekhupuria, Sirsa, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Jute (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Jute craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Webbing of this pidhi was woven using a technique similar to that of a khaat (charpoy), where tensioning ropes are used to hold the seat in the stretched position. Pidhi with this type of webbing is used only for everyday activities and not ceremonial purposes.

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