Palang | Charpoy


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

This palang was kept in the baithak of the house. It was used by elderly men of the family while smoking hookah (smoking pipe) in groups with the men from the neighbourhood. A khatola, when not in use, was kept under the palang to make floor space for other activities in the house.

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