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This khaat was placed near the entrance where it was used as a daybed by the elders of the family. Fairly straight wooden branches were used for the frame of the charpoy. The entrance walls of this house were painted with floral patterns during a festival.

Details

  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Lakhruki, Karauli, 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: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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