Cotton ropes are woven in a horizontal and vertical pattern to make the seat of this pidha. This type of weaving results in the formation of braided knots at the edges which are called gundi. A stool with this type of design is called gundiwadi pidha/pidhi.


  • Title: Pidha (Stool)
  • Location: Kalibangan, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
  • Region: Shekhawati
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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