Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Maham, Rohtak, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Jute (Rope), Wood
Jute craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This khaat was used in the Gotpanna Chaupal of Maham by the men to rest after playing games. Several such khaat were kept in the storeroom, to be used when large gatherings of people had to be hosted in the chaupal. An elaborately carved takhat (bench) was placed next to this khaat.

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