Khaat | Charpoy


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

A charpoy with turned wooden legs was kept outside the kitchen of this house. The wood appeared a dark colour because of a coat of polish applied on it. The mortise and tenon joinery between the legs and the frame had loosened causing the legs to lean outwards.

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