Varmachi | Stool
Location: Chuda Sorath, Junagadh, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
In Gujarati, varmachi translates as groom’s stool. Traditionally, this type of stool, made of turned wood and lacquered with auspicious colours, was used to seat a groom during weddings.