Mudha is a stool generally made from sarkanda grass. Structurally it has three main parts; the top and bottom moori (circular frames), the trauna (body) and the seat. The seat is traditionally woven using cotton, munjh (sarkanda), or jute ropes and is often covered with a fabric cover.


  • Title: Mudda (Stool)
  • Location: Rawaldhi, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Sarkanda), Textile
  • Region: Ahirwal
  • Grass Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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