Khaat | Charpoy
Location: Loharu, Bhiwani, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Grass (Bamboo, Sarkanda), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Grass craft technique: Joinery, Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This khaat was used in a semi-open space of an old haveli by the caretaker. The legs of each khaat are turned in different proportions which lends a unique character to each piece. The frame is fixed, using mortise and tenon joinery, to the top part of the legs which is most often left unturned.