This pidha, along with three more similar ones are placed in the lobby area leading to an office space in the City Palace. The legs of these pidhi are made from turned wood and are finished with lacquer polish. Brass pipes are used as horizontal bracing members between the legs, along all four sides.


  • Title: Pidha (Stool)
  • Location: Udaipur, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal, Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning, Lacquering
  • Textile Craft Technique: Upholstery
  • Region: Mewar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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