This manja was displayed in the same museum as the previous example. It was shorter in height and had lathe turned wooden legs. The webbing was done by weaving ropes of two colours to create geometric patterns. A few pidhi (stool) with similar webbing were arranged around the manja.


  • Title: Manja (Charpoy)
  • Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, 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: Turning, Joinery
  • Region: Malwa
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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