Ghodiyu | Cradle
Location: Navagam, Porbandar, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Metal (Iron), Textile, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Owing to its light structure, a ghodiyu can be easily moved. This makes it convenient for a mother looking after an infant as she continues to perform everyday chores in different parts of the house.