Pilang | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Karar Ibrahimpur, Sonipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The webbing of this pilang was woven completely using cotton strap. It was kept in one of the rooms of a house that was no longer inhabited and was locked up. It was believed to be around seventy years old as informed by the neighbours who had the keys to the house and showed us around.

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