Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Niamu Majra, Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This manja was constructed as outdoor seating furniture in a restaurant. The legs were carved and had a tapering profile. A coat of oil is applied frequently to the legs and frame, to prevent termite attacks, as it was in direct contact with soil.

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