The webbing of this pilang was woven completely using cotton strap. It was kept in one of the rooms of a house that was no longer inhabited and was locked up. It was believed to be around seventy years old as informed by the neighbours who had the keys to the house and showed us around.


  • Title: Pilang (Charpoy)
  • Location: Karar Ibrahimpur, Sonipat, Haryana
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Strap), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Khadar
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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