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Unlike commonly recorded examples, members of the frame of this pidhi have a thinner cross section and are fixed to the legs using metal bracings. The seat of the pidhi is woven around a secondary inner frame also made of wood, which is fixed to the outer frame using dowels.

Details

  • Title: Pidhi (Stool)
  • Location: Dhuri, Sangrur, 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), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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