Manja | Charpoy


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

The legs of a manja are called paha. The frame has two components; the longitudinal members are called baahi and the transverse members are called serba. The tensioning ropes of the webbing are called paindh.

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