Usage of the pidda signifies the social hierarchy amongst the female members in the family. While sitting together in the family or gatherings, the eldest woman would sit on a khaat (charpoy), the younger on a pidda and the youngest on a patada (low seat).


  • Title: Pidda (Stool)
  • Location: Panchnota, Mahendragarh, 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: Nylon (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Ahirwal
  • Nylon Rope Technique: Weaving

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