Manja | Charpoy
Location: Nangal 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
These three manja were placed under a tree in a farm at Nangal Kalan village. The farmers used these to rest on after working in the farm. The manja used outdoors were found to be simple in their crafting and the legs were either shaped by hand or were turned with no lacquer.