Like the other charpoys, khatla are made to stand on their longitudinal side when not in use. This image provides a better view of the woven surface of the khatlo.


  • Title: Khatlo (Charpoy)
  • Location: Moti Pipal Limbi, Tapi, Gujarat
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Wood, Nylon (Rope)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery
  • Region: South Gujarat
  • Nylon Rope Technique: Weaving

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