Old fabrics, shredded and made into ropes, were used in the webbing of this charpoy. This particular design is called a warki. The tensioning end of the webbing was called wadan and made using cotton ropes.


  • Title: Mausa (Charpoy)
  • Location: Gol, Sirohi, 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: Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Textile Craft Technique: Weaving
  • Region: Godwad

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