Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
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.

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