Macha | Charpoy


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

This macha had turned legs with accentuated curves that were heavy at the top and slender towards the bottom. This type of wood turning is unique to the northern part of Rajasthan which borders Punjab, where such designs are common.

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