These two pidha in The South Asia Collection have brightly coloured lacquered legs and the webbings are made using intricate weaving patterns. These features are unique to stools recorded in Shekhawati.


  • Title: Pidha (Stool)
  • Location: The South Asia Collection, from Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning, Lacquering
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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