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A pidha is used to seat the newly wedded bride while performing the ceremonies to welcome her into the new home. Such a pidha is reserved to be used only by that particular woman of the house.

Details

  • Title: Pidha (Low chair)
  • Location: Zira, Firozpur, Punjab
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Strap), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Painting, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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