Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Manduri, Palwal, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This khaat was regularly used in the baithak of the house by the elderly men of the family. The legs, made of sheesham wood, were turned and carved and had a rectangular base. Cracks had developed at the bottom of the legs due to irregular seasoning of the wood. It was brought out to the courtyard to be documented.

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