In the Mewat-Brij region, khaat were taller in height than those found in other parts of Rajasthan. This khaat was used inside the house during the night to sleep on. It was put outside in the day for elderly people to sit on.


  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Chak Ramnagar, Bharatpur, 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, Carving
  • Region: Mewat - Brij
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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