Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Shyorana, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This charpoy, placed in the verandah of a house in Bharatpur, had a mosquito net attached to it using a bamboo frame tied to its legs. An ingenious arrangement designed by the users themselves.

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