Ghodiyu | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Gol, Sirohi, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Godwad
Materials: Metal (Iron), Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Metal rings or hooks are fitted to the wooden beam between the two supports from which the jholiya is hung. Charms or dangling toys (mostly made from textiles) are also hung from the beam that the infant can play with, like on this ghodiyu.

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