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Seats of mudha were traditionally woven using munjh ropes made from the sarkanda plant, but are nowadays woven using nylon ropes, as seen in this example. This pair of mudha were brought from Bathinda in Punjab, when a relative of the owner moved to Haryana.

Details

  • Title: Mudda (Chair)
  • Location: Kasanda, Sonipat, 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: Grass (Sarkanda), Nylon (Rope)
  • Region: Khadar
  • Nylon Rope Technique: Weaving
  • Grass Craft Technique: Joinery

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