Macha | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Barmer, Barmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The charpoy makers in Barmer make a specific type of webbing which is very close to textile weaving. The warp is tied from one end to the other first. The weft (one or more coloured ropes) is then woven through it with the help of a singhadu (horn).

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