Dholio | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Nageshri, 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

Charpoy is an anglicised term for charpai (char– four; pai– legs), a traditional bedstead commonly used across India. Its surface is made of cotton straps, tightly woven in a simple cross weave.

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