This particular pidha has an elaborately carved backrest with a pair of horses flanking the top slat of the backrest. The carvings are a combination of representations of everyday life with animals and floral carvings combined with a panel of geometric carvings.


  • Title: Pidha (Low chair)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Grass (Jute), Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings, Riveting
  • Grass Craft Technique: Weaving

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