Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Danewala Satkosi, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This manja was custom made with a greater length and height to suit the owner who was seven feet tall. The webbing of this manja was originally made using ropes made from saan (jute), that grows extensively in the region. It was recently replaced with cotton ropes.

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