Khatola | Charpoy


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

A charpoy smaller in size and height is called a khalota and is used for children to sleep. Construction of a khatola is similar to that of a khaat, with the horizontal members fixed to the legs using mortise and tenon joinery. The sleeping surface is woven using cotton or nylon ropes.

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