Khaat | Charpoy
Location: Malpura, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Ropes of two or more colours are used to create patterned surfaces in charpoys. A hand sewn quilt is placed on it, which one would use while sleeping. This khaat was placed inside the house and used by the eldest woman in the family.