Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Andar Khet, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Jute), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

These two charpoys were placed in the entrance verandah of a house owned by an agrarian family. Both jute and cotton ropes were used in its webbing which was woven by the owners themselves. A single continuous rope was used to weave the webbing, a technique locally known as mejkat.

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