Ghodiyu | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Bilkha, Junagadh, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Iron), Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The utility period of vernacular cradles is about two years from the time a child is born. The cradles are designed so that all supports can be dismantled and stored until needed for the next child in the family.

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