Dholni | Charpoy


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

Ornate carvings on the legs of dholnio (plural) are known as troda (anklets), as they resemble the anklets worn by women of Saurashtra as a part of their traditional attire. Similar carvings are observed in the column next to this dholni.

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