Dholni | Charpoy


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

The legs of this dholni bear ornate traditional carvings such as the troda. Tension is added to the unwoven end of the dholni when the surface sags.

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