Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Padla, Rewari, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This khaat was brought from Giglana village in Rajasthan when the family moved to Haryana. Made from the wood of a kikar tree, it had simple carved legs, two of which were tied using cotton rope at the top to hold the cracked wood together. It was believed to be made around thirty-five years ago.

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