A pidda is traditionally made of wood, but nowadays, a pidda made of metal is also a common sight in Haryana. This pidda was made by a local blacksmith. Under each leg, a plastic bushing was fixed to prevent the floor from getting scratched and people from getting hurt.


  • Title: Pidda (Stool)
  • Location: Chhapar, Jhajjar, 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: Cotton (Rope), Metal (Alloys)
  • Region: Khadar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Casting, Painting, Welding
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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