A combination of two types of ropes was used in this pidhi that was recorded as a part of a private collection. The seat was woven using cotton ropes of three colours while the ropes used for tensioning of the webbing were made of jute.


  • Title: Pidhi (Stool)
  • 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 (Rope), Jute (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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