This palang belonged to the eldest man of the family and was used by him for sleeping. The seru had impressions formed in the wood due to the jute webbing that was tightly wound around it previously. It was used inside the room and was brought out to the courtyard only to be documented.


  • Title: Pilang (Charpoy)
  • Location: Chhara, Jhajjar, 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 (Rope), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Khadar
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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