Cotton or munjh ropes, and more recently nylon ropes, are used to suspend the tangna. This example was situated beside the main door of the house and was suspended using cotton ropes. A pile of clothes used daily were hung on this tangna.


  • Title: Tangna (Hanger)
  • Location: Dholbaha, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
  • Type: Manjush (Storage)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Metal, Wood
  • Region: Doaba
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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