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The legs of this dholni bear ornate traditional carvings such as the troda. Tension is added to the unwoven end of the dholni when the surface sags.

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  • Title: Dholni (Charpoy)
  • Location: Navagam, Porbandar, Gujarat
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood, Cotton (Rope)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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