Macha | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Chohtan, 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

A macha with this type of intricate webbing is often referred to as a singhadu macha because of the use of the singhadu as the main tool in the weaving process. Traditionally, singhadu was the horn of a blackbuck but now deer horns (when they are found) or metal rods are used while weaving.

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