Macha | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Konara, 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

There are diverse patterns that are made using the technique of singhadu weaving. The webbing in this particular macha was intended to represent the body and wings of a garuda, a mythical bird that is often depicted as Lord Vishnu’s vahana (vehicle).

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