Macha | Charpoy


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

Most vernacular furniture, including charpoys, have a religious and spiritual association for the users. A red sacred thread was tied on the rectangular frame of this charpoy, indicating this religious association. The red thread signifies that protection is being sought for the person or object that it is tied on.

View on Google Arts & Culture