Khatli | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Chainpura, Baran, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Hadoti
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A khatli differs little from a khaat. It is most often lower in height. In both types of charpoys, the webbing is done only about 4/5th of the rectangular frame. The left-out space, also referred to as tail, is used to tension the webbing periodically when it sags.

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