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One of the legs of this pidhi had worn out and was replaced with a turned wood one. The webbing was woven using ropes made from old fabric waste. The reused cloth provides a softer texture to the seat than those woven with newly made threads.

Details

  • Title: Pidhi (Stool)
  • Location: Sanipur, Fatehgarh Sahib, 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), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Carving
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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