When the children in a family grow up, a machli is then used for sitting on by the family. This continues to be used as a seating furniture until the next child in the family is able to use it.


  • Title: Machli (Charpoy)
  • Location: Gol, Sirohi, 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: Grass (Jute), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Turning, Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Godwad
  • Grass Craft Technique: Weaving

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