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

Pitha is a low seat with a backrest. The seat of this pitha is made of wood, and rests over two horizontal supports running below its breadth. Alternatively, other pitha have four legs beneath the corners.

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