Pilang | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Chhara, Jhajjar, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This palang belonged to the eldest man of the family and was used by him for sleeping. The seru had impressions formed in the wood due to the jute webbing that was tightly wound around it previously. It was used inside the room and was brought out to the courtyard only to be documented.

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