Pidhi | Stool
Location: Amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A pidha is a stool with a webbed seat (woven within a square frame) that rests on four turned wood legs. The seat is made of coir or cotton rope or strap, often webbed in different patterns. This pidhi with painted legs was part of a private collection in Amritsar.