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The unwoven side on the left of the photo is used periodically for tensioning when the surface sags. This khatlo was recorded outside an Adivasi dwelling in Chhota Udepur.

Details

  • Title: Khatlo (Charpoy)
  • Location: Chhota Udepur, Chhota Udepur, 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, Coir (Rope)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: East Gujarat
  • Coir Rope Technique: Weaving

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