Question: The ruling on sutrah, oh Shaikh, if it is raised from the ground like a table or chair for example?
Answer: “If he faces its pillars/posts, then this is something desirable. As for if he faces the space between the two posts/pillars, then this is not a sutrah”.
[Silsilatul-Huda wan-nur no. 669]
Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan