Manja | Charpoy


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

Legs of this manja were made of turned wood and finished using red lacquer. The webbing was woven using blue coloured cotton ropes. The webbing of this manja covered a little less than three-quarters of the surface and the paindh was made with white cotton ropes.

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