Dholio | Charpoy
Location: Ghoba, Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A dholio is a charpoy with all its structural members (the frame and four legs) made of turned wood. The heavily turned legs finished with red lacquer are characteristic of the dholio.