This palang was believed to be brought from Pakistan by the owner’s grandfather, who had migrated to Haryana, during the partition. It had turned legs with traces of black and orange lacquering on it. It was placed in the verandah of the house and was used as a seat for guests.


  • Title: Palang (Charpoy)
  • Location: Mirpur, Sirsa, 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: Cotton, Jute (Rope), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Bagad
  • Jute Technique: Weaving
  • Cotton Technique: Weaving

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