Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Manakpur Sharif, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Nylon (Rope), Wood
Nylon craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

When a person sits on a manja while having their meals, a tumbler with water or sometimes lassi would be placed between the ropes of the paindh. The tightly tied ropes hold the glass in position without spilling its contents.

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