Palang | Bed


Category: Manch
Location: Chamaru, Patiala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The turned wooden legs and the headboard of this palang were painted in silver paint. The headboard had simple turned wooden pieces, designed in the shape of spindles, held between its horizontal members. The webbing was densely woven using cotton ropes, creating a geometric pattern.

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