These pidha were on display in a museum at the Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana. The seats of these pidha were made higher than commonly recorded examples in Punjab. The backrest was made by the turned members fixed horizontally into the hind legs.


  • Title: Pidha (Low chair)
  • Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, 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: Cotton (Strap), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Lacquering, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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