Shikar khatlo | Charpoy


Category: Manch
Location: Endhania, Junagadh, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Cotton (Strap), Metal (Iron), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A shikar khatlo (hunting charpoy) was traditionally used by the royals during their hunting expeditions. Iron rings on the four corners were used to hang the charpoy on trees in a similar manner to swings.

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