Palang | Bed


Category: Manch
Location: Bikaner, Bikaner, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Textile, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

From the collection of the royal family in Bikaner, this palang is made from wood and the legs are clad with silver sheets. It has an elaborately carved headrest with elephant motifs on the sides. It is common to place a mattress while sleeping on a palang.

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