Manji | Charpoy


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

In order to provide a soft surface for the child to sleep, manji is sometimes covered with cloth. It also protects the webbing from getting soiled. This manji, previously used for children to sleep, is now used to place the holy book ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ by the family during auspicious occasions.

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