Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Sultanpur, Hisar, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Grass (Bamboo, Sarkanda), Nylon (Rope), Wood
Grass craft technique: Joinery, Weaving
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

During the day, when the khaat is not used, it is kept upright on its horizontal sides, to free up the floor space for other activities. Most families would own more than one khaat. In such cases, one of them would generally be placed on its legs, to use it for sitting

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