A charpoy is commonly known as khaat in most of the regions across Haryana. These two khaat were used in the semi-open space of the house. The webbing of both the khaat were covered using a cotton fabric to protect it from getting soiled.


  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Behal, Bhiwani, Haryana
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Bagad
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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