This elaborately ornamented kursi was found in a residence in Zira. It was made using turned wooden members finished with colourful lacquer and intricate painted patterns. The seat of the chair was woven using cotton ropes.


  • Title: Kursi (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: Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Painting, Turning
  • Region: Malwa

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