Pilang | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Balali, Charkhi Dadri, Haryana
Cultural region: Ahirwal
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This pilang, generally used indoors, was brought out to the courtyard during the winter afternoons for the family to have a chat or take a nap. The cover used for the webbing was made from an unused saree of one of the women in the family. The webbing was woven using cotton ropes.

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