The design of the turned wooden legs is a characteristic feature of this manja and is the most unique one recorded in this research. It was given to the owner by a relative from Paniyala village in Haryana. It was used in the verandah of the house for guests to sit on.


  • Title: Manja (Charpoy)
  • Location: Husnar, Sri Muktsar Sahib, Punjab
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • 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: Coir (Rope), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Malwa
  • Coir Rope Technique: Weaving

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