Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Jida, Bathinda, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The legs of this manja were longer than ones in a commonly found manja. This provided an additional space below the manja. In the absence of sufficient storage furniture in a house, the space below the manja was used to store utensils and other objects.

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