Palang | Bed


Category: Manch
Location: Bhaini Massa Singh, Tarn Taran, Punjab
Cultural region: Majha
Materials: Glass, Paper, Wood
Paper craft technique: Printing
Wood craft technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

As a tradition in Punjab, palang are often gifted to newlywed couples during the wedding. Such furniture is considered auspicious and a sacred thread is tied to it, as seen on the leg of this palang.

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