Machi is a wooden stool with a webbed seat woven from cotton ropes. A machi with a backrest is known as a sangamachi. This sangamachi belongs to the region of Kutch.


  • Title: Sangamachi (Low chair)
  • Location: Bhujodi, Kutch, 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, Cotton (Rope)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Kutch
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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