Khatola | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Pahlwan, Jind, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Grass (Bamboo), Jute (Rope), Wood
Grass craft technique: Joinery
Jute craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This khatola was kept in the courtyard during the daytime for the children to sleep during their nap time. Grandparents would sit on it and share stories and sing lullabies for children while putting them to sleep. The frame was made using bamboo whereas the legs were made using local wood.

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