Dholio | Charpoy
Location: Bilkha, Junagadh, 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 turned wood bedstead is sturdy in nature and can last for decades. However, its surface made of cotton straps needs maintenance. It has to be either re-tensioned or replaced every few years based on the wear and tear it endures.