Manja | Charpoy

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Category: Manch
Location: Sisai, Hisar, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Jute (Rope), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Jute craft technique: Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This manja was placed in the living room of the sarpanch’s house. The wooden legs of this manja were painted during the recent renovation of the house. The webbing of this manja was woven using jute ropes forty years ago and it had developed a sag and begun to wear out due to the regular use.

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