This manja was placed in the living room of the sarpanch’s house. The wooden legs of this manja were painted during the recent renovation of the house. The webbing of this manja was woven using jute ropes forty years ago and it had developed a sag and begun to wear out due to the regular use.


  • Title: Manja (Charpoy)
  • Location: Sisai, Hisar, Haryana
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Rishav Jain, Ben Cartwright and Radha Devpura
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Jute (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
  • Region: Bagad
  • Jute Technique: Weaving

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