Machli | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Gol, Sirohi, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Grass (Jute), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A machli is made using similar materials and techniques as a khaat, only proportionally smaller. It is used by children above the age of two when they are no longer able to sleep in a cradle. This machli belonged to a young girl in a family residing in Sirohi.

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