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The seat of this pidha was woven using rope made from munjh, which is the leafy sheath covering of the Sarkanda grass. It is common practice to buy the legs from a carpenter and for the family to weave the webbing at home.

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  • Title: Pidha (Stool)
  • Location: Ravan Devra, Alwar, 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: Grass (Sarkanda), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Grass Craft Technique: Weaving

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