The webbing woven using cotton straps does not need an arrangement for tightening the webbing like the one made using ropes. In such cases the webbing covers the entire span of the frame and, therefore, a paindh is not provided.


  • Title: Manja (Charpoy)
  • Location: Fatehpur Manian Wala, 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: Cotton (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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