Khatola | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Sultanpur, Hisar, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The height of a khatola is kept low so that impact can be reduced if the child accidentally falls off while sleeping. The height of this khatola was 30cm from the ground. It was recently made with turned wood legs and intricately woven, colourful webbing.

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