Pitha | Low seat with backrest
Location: Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Cultural region: Central Gujarat
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.