Webbing of this pidhi was woven using a technique similar to that of a khaat (charpoy), where tensioning ropes are used to hold the seat in the stretched position. Pidhi with this type of webbing is used only for everyday activities and not ceremonial purposes.


  • Title: Pidhi (Stool)
  • Location: Shekhupuria, Sirsa, 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: Cotton (Rope), Jute (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Bagad
  • Jute Technique: Weaving
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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