Pidhi | Stool
Location: Dhaula, Barnala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
The webbing of pidhi, made using cotton ropes and used in everyday activities like cooking, gets stained or soiled easily. In order to protect the webbing, a piece of cloth is sewn to cover the seat. This fabric cover can be easily removed, washed, and sewn back again.