Ghodiyu | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Chingariya, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Ghodiya (plural) that are made of rectangular sections of wood often feature intricate carvings. This ghodiyu, attributed to the Mer community of Porbandar, features horse head carvings on its legs.

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