A shikar khatlo (hunting charpoy) was traditionally used by the royals during their hunting expeditions. Iron rings on the four corners were used to hang the charpoy on trees in a similar manner to swings.


  • Title: Shikar khatlo (Charpoy)
  • Location: Endhania, Junagadh, Gujarat
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Metal (Iron), Wood, Cotton (Strap)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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