The technique of providing gundi in a macha is merely a webbing technique and not a design. Once the knots are made, the actual design of the webbing can vary as seen in this charpoy (in comparison to the previous example).


  • Title: Macha (Charpoy)
  • Location: Ganeshgarh, Sri Ganganagar, 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), Grass (Jute), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Carving
  • Region: Marwar
  • Grass Craft Technique: Weaving
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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