The family who owned this pidha had bought it along with a takhat (bench) from a local market in Dholpur about 40 years ago. The webbing on this stool has been replaced over time. It is used to sit on while using the hand mill grinder.


  • Title: Pidha (Stool)
  • Location: Bhaisakh, Dholpur, 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: Grass (Jute), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Grass Craft Technique: Weaving

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