This palang originally had a webbing made from cotton straps. It was then replaced with two plywood sheets fixed to a secondary frame within the main frame. In this process, a small lockable storage space had been made in the space formed between the plywood sheets.


  • Title: Palang (Bed)
  • Location: Kharwa, Ajmer, 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: Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Merwara

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