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The legs of this palang were designed to extend above the rectangular frame (which was recently refurbished). The extended part of the legs were attached with hollow metal pipes at the top, to which a mosquito net could be fixed.

Details

  • Title: Palang (Bed)
  • Location: Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, 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: Cotton (Strap), Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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