Palang | Bed


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

This palang was owned by the eldest lady of the house who had received it as part of her daaj (trousseau). The frame of this palang was made using kaali tali (Indian rosewood) while the legs and the headboard were made of Deodar wood. The webbing was woven using nawaar (cotton straps).

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