Pitha | Low seat with backrest


Category: Aasan
Location: Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Cultural region: Central Gujarat
Materials: Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Pitha in Gujarati literally means back. Therefore, this furniture is often called pitha valo paatlo or paatlo with a back(rest). Symbolically, a pitha, like a paat, signifies the seat of the learned or a sovereign.

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