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This pidhi had cylindrical legs shaped with a chisel to taper down at the bottom. The frame members also had cylindrical profiles and were fixed to the legs using mortise and tenon joints. The seat was made by weaving thin nylon straps.

Details

  • Title: Pidhi (Stool)
  • Location: Kot Kapura, 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: Nylon, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa

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