Pidhi | Stool


Category: Aasan
Location: Sanipur, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

One of the legs of this pidhi had worn out and was replaced with a turned wood one. The webbing was woven using ropes made from old fabric waste. The reused cloth provides a softer texture to the seat than those woven with newly made threads.

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