Hichko | Swing


Category: Aasan
Location: Devpar, Kutch, Gujarat
Cultural region: Kutch
Materials: Earth (Ceramic, Iron), Metal (Brass), Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Bending, Casting, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Swings are known as hichko or hindolo in Gujarat. They are an integral part of Gujarati residences. Swings with back and armrests are a common sight throughout the state.

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