This charpoy, placed in the verandah of a house in Bharatpur, had a mosquito net attached to it using a bamboo frame tied to its legs. An ingenious arrangement designed by the users themselves.


  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Shyorana, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Grass Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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