Placed in the courtyard of a residence in Sirohi, this macha was used by the owner to sit on during the day and sleep on during the night. Often, every individual in a family has their own separate charpoy.


  • 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: Cotton (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Godwad
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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