Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Khurshedpur, Ludhiana, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Painting, Welding
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Mosquito nets were tied onto bamboo poles that were fixed to the legs of these manja. The family had set up this arrangement themselves since they slept out in the courtyard every night. These manja were relatively new and were made from metal.

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