Macha | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Nawalgarh, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Shekhawati
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Similar to webbing techniques in some pidhi, the webbing on this macha has knots along the frame edges. These knots are called gundi, thereby lending the name gundiwala macha to this type of charpoy. This webbing is considered to be stronger than most other types.

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