Khatola | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Manjhaoli, Faridabad, Haryana
Cultural region: Mewat
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This khatola was commissioned before the birth of the elder grandson of the family twenty-four years ago. Since he had outgrown the use of the khatola, it was kept away in the storeroom of the house. The frame was made of bamboo and the legs were made of sheesham wood.

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