Macha | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Tagawali, Dholpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewat - Brij
Materials: Grass (Jute), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The lower part of the legs in this macha were covered by hot sealing plastic bottles around them. This was done to prevent dampness from seeping into the wood since it was mostly used outside the house. It would also protect the legs from wear and tear when moved around frequently.

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