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A charpoy with turned wooden legs was kept outside the kitchen of this house. The wood appeared a dark colour because of a coat of polish applied on it. The mortise and tenon joinery between the legs and the frame had loosened causing the legs to lean outwards.

Details

  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Udaipura, 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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