Palang | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Mirpur, Sirsa, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Cotton, Jute (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Jute craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This palang was believed to be brought from Pakistan by the owner’s grandfather, who had migrated to Haryana, during the partition. It had turned legs with traces of black and orange lacquering on it. It was placed in the verandah of the house and was used as a seat for guests.

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