This manja was placed in the verandah of the same residence as the previous example. This manja had turned legs finished with red, yellow and black lacquer. This was one of the few examples where the frame members were also lacquered using the same colours and patterns.


  • Title: Manja (Charpoy)
  • Location: Ghudda, Bathinda, Punjab
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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