Khaat | Charpoy

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Category: Manch
Location: Malpura, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Nylon (Strap), Wood
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The legs of this rudimentary charpoy were old, but the webbing was woven recently from nylon straps. The previous webbing of cotton straps had worn out. While it is common to buy the legs from a carpenter and weave the webbing at home, this family had made the entire charpoy.

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