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As a seat for merchants and traders in Gujarat, the pitha was paired with cushions on the seat and backrest, to make sitting for lengthy hours comfortable.

Details

  • Title: Pitha (Low seat with backrest)
  • Location: Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood, Metal
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Central Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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