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This pilang was kept in the room of a temple. It was used only by the chief priest to rest and sleep. The webbing of this pilang was done in colourful cotton threads and was attributed with a sense of sacredness by the people of the village.

Details

  • Title: Pilang (Charpoy)
  • Location: Koth Kalan, Hisar, Haryana
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Painting, Turning
  • Region: Bagad
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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