Manja | Charpoy


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

In neighbourhoods with traditional houses, most families sleep on the terraces during summer. Manja which are used for sleeping are kept on the terraces during the summer months. This manja accompanied by a takht (bench) was recorded on the terrace of one such house.

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