Legs of this manja were made of turned wood and finished using red lacquer. The webbing was woven using blue coloured cotton ropes. The webbing of this manja covered a little less than three-quarters of the surface and the paindh was made with white cotton ropes.


  • Title: Manja (Charpoy)
  • Location: Hastakalan, Fazilka, 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), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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