Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Coir (Rope), Metal, Wood
Coir craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Similar in size to the previous example, this manja was placed at the Sadda Pind resort in Amritsar for the visitors to sit on. The wooden legs were made heavy to support the load and metal bracing was provided near the top of each leg for additional strength.

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