This khaat was placed in the front yard of a residence under a neem tree. The surface was woven using ropes made from old cotton fabric. It was used by the men from the neighbourhood to socialise and smoke hookah (smoking pipe) during the daytime.


  • Title: Khaat (Charpoy)
  • Location: Kandela, Jind, 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), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Khadar
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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