Manja | Charpoy
Location: Naushehra Nalbandan, Pathankot, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Jute (Rope), Wood
Jute craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This manja was found in a residence in Pathankot. The lady who owned it had brought this manja from her father’s house in Gotan village in Gurdaspur district. It had slender, lathe turned legs finished using black lacquer. The webbing was woven using jute ropes.