Manja | Charpoy
Location: Guru har sahai, Firozpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This manja was wider as compared to the manja commonly seen in Punjab. The manja was carried to the semi-open terrace from the bedroom for us to record, by tilting it sideways. Such charpoys are carried in a similar manner while moving them from one place to another inside a building.