Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Nangal, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Cultural region: Doaba
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A smaller charpoy called manji used for children to sleep was stored below this manja. They were both bought from a local market at the same time and are estimated to be around sixty-five years old. Originally made using cotton ropes, the webbing had been recently replaced with cotton straps.

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