Dholio | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Navagam, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The use of red lacquer is commonly preferred for dholio. However, yellow and green lacquer also feature in some parts as these colours are considered auspicious.

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