Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Dulhera Khurd, Rewari, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

These khaat recorded in a residence in Rewari were made from the wood of a big and mature kikar tree from the owner’s farm. Around twenty more charpoys were made from the same kikar tree and gifted to extended family members. The webbing of these khaat were woven using cotton ropes.

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