Ghodiyu | Cradle

Details

Category: Manch
Location: Jalore, Jalore, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Glass, Metal (Iron), Wood
Glass craft technique: Embossing, Staining
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Engraving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This ghodiyu was made by a suthar called Revaji from Aahor village according to the engravings on the frame. The carved bird figures fixed at the top of the frame are called chakli. Stained glass inserts in the top of the frame have been used to create a decorative feature.

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