Manja | Charpoy


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

The webbing of this manja was done using ropes of two colours. Although someone in each house usually knows the technique of weaving the surface, such intricate patterns, as seen in this manja, are generally woven by experienced weavers in the village.

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