A parda is a low seat used for a variety of activities, from everyday household chores to ceremonies such as marriages. This parda was used for the bride or the groom to sit on during the wedding rituals.


  • Title: Parda (Low seat)
  • Location: Sarai Nanga, Faridkot, 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: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa

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