Khatola | Charpoy


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

This khatola was given as a gift in chuchak to the eldest woman of the family by her maternal family. Chuchak is a traditional ritual where gifts like clothes, jewellery, and furniture are given by the maternal family to her daughter and child after the birth of a son.

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