Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Murtazabad (Sadaugarhi), Palwal, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo), Nylon (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

These khaat were placed under a neem tree in a public space of the village. It was used by the people from the neighbourhood to rest in the afternoons or sit and play games in the evening. These khaat were public furniture and could be used by anyone from the village.

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