Palang | Charpoy

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Category: Manch
Location: Bhalsi, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Grass (Sarkanda), Wood
Grass craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Essential items like money and medicines were wrapped in a small bag and tied to the webbing of this palang used by the grandfather of the family. He was able to access them easily when required. A pot filled with water and a tumbler was kept below the palang for him to use.

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