Pitha | Low seat with backrest


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

As a seat for merchants and traders in Gujarat, the pitha was paired with cushions on the seat and backrest, to make sitting for lengthy hours comfortable.

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