Palang | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Umra, Hisar, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This palang was placed in the courtyard of an old chaupal, particularly for travellers to sleep and rest on their long journeys. A thin cotton mattress was provided by the neighbours to lay out on the palang while sleeping. It was made around twenty years ago.

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