Khaat like this one, with sparsely woven webbing are found mostly among agrarian communities. Such charpoys are lightweight and can be moved around inside and outside the house as per one’s need.


  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Andar Khet, Dungarpur, 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: Vagad
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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