Manja | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Karnal, Karnal, Haryana
Cultural region: Nardak
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This manja was placed in the room of the chaupal near a window. The legs and frame of this manja were commissioned to a carpenter using the money from donations and the webbing was made by the men from the neighbourhood. In Haryana, the webbing of a charpoy is always woven only by men.

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