Khatlo | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Hanuman Bhagda, Valsad, Gujarat
Cultural region: South Gujarat
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Metal (Brass), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The legs of this khatlo exhibit elegant wood turning skills. Traditionally, the materials and skills employed in vernacular furniture signified social hierarchy among the populace.

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