Mudha is also a floor seat used to sit on while carrying out activities on the floor. The basic structure is coiled into a mat using different types of grass or stalks of paddy or wheat. This would then be covered with colourful threads and fabric to decorate it.


  • Title: Mudha (Floor seat)
  • Location: Dholbaha, Hoshiarpur, 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 (Rope), Grass (Straw)
  • Region: Doaba
  • Grass Craft Technique: Coiling, Joinery
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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