Ghodiyu | Cradle
Location: Natvar Nagar (Bagasra), Amreli, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Brass), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
A ghodiyu often becomes a family heirloom passed on from one generation to the next. This cradle frame belongs to a royal family in Saurashtra. It features the traces of intricate patterns in lacquer.