Khatli | Charpoy


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

An alternative to using cotton, jute or nylon ropes for the webbing is the use of rope made from waste or old fabric pieces. This rope (locally called chitra) is rolled onto a spindle called takdi from which the webbing is woven.

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