These khaat were placed under a neem tree in a public space of the village. It was used by the people from the neighbourhood to rest in the afternoons or sit and play games in the evening. These khaat were public furniture and could be used by anyone from the village.


  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Murtazabad (Sadaugarhi), Palwal, 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 (Rope), Grass (Bamboo), Nylon (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Mewat
  • Nylon Rope Technique: Weaving
  • Grass Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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