Khaat | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Dewarhu, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In this residence, the cradle made from cotton fabric tied to the bahi of the khaat was called jholi. This khaat was generally used inside the house to sleep on, but had been moved to the courtyard by the mother to make it easy for her to take care of the child while performing household chores.

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