This pidda made of sheesham wood was believed to be around forty years old. Originally, the webbing was woven using jute ropes. It was recently replaced by a local carpenter using nylon ropes of two colours, to create patterns.


  • Title: Pidda (Stool)
  • Location: Bhalsi, Panipat, 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: Khadar
  • Nylon Rope Technique: Weaving

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