Khatola | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Kasanda, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Cotton (Rope, Sarkanda), Grass (Bamboo), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Joinery, Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

During winters, a khatola is often placed outside the house during the daytime. Children are encouraged to take a nap on the khatola, while the adults sit on it, to soak in the winter sun. This khatola was quite old and the webbing was in a worn-out condition.

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