Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Naurangabad, Tarn Taran, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

In this residence in Naurangabad, a young mother had put her child to sleep in the jhalli tied to this manja, placed in the courtyard of the house. While she washed dishes a few feet away, her mother-in-law sat on the manja and watched over the child.

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