This charpoy had silver clad turned wooden legs with embossed motifs on them. The silver had oxidised over time to take on a blackened finish. The surface of the charpoy was woven using cotton straps. A gaadi (mattress) that would be spread on the bed was rolled towards one end.
Title: Palang (Bed)
Location: Kharwa, Ajmer, 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