Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Gowari, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Nylon (Rope), Wood
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The legs of a charpoy are called paaga. Simple tapered legs like this are a feature of the charpoys found in the Southern and Eastern parts of Rajasthan. The rectangular members that form the frame are joined to the legs using mortise and tenon joinery.

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