Manja | Charpoy


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

This manja was stored along its side, in a semi-covered space, on the terrace of a house. During winters, the family sat on it to catch the winter sun. In summers, a number of charpoys along with this one would be laid out on the terrace to sleep on.

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