Palang | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Bhankhri, Mahendragarh, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Sarkanda), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This palang was given to the present owner by his father, as a gift, when he returned home after serving in the Indian Army. A thin cotton mattress was laid on the palang with a pillow which was used by him to sleep and rest.

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