Manja | Charpoy

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Category: Manch
Location: Jhanda Kalan, Mansa, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The manja in the eastern parts of Malwa region have slender legs which are most often turned but not always lacquered. This is unlike the examples recorded in the western Malwa region where the legs are turned in bulbous profiles and always lacquered.

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