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In the Mewat-Brij region, a charpoy like this is sometimes called a khatli or khatiya. This was often used by women and children whereas a khaat (taller in comparison) would be used by the men.

Details

  • Title: Khatli (Charpoy)
  • Location: Chak Ramnagar, Bharatpur, 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: Mewat - Brij
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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