Hindo | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Malpura, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Mewar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo)
Grass craft technique: Bending, Splitting, Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Shaped like a basket, this cradle was hung in the verandah of an Adivasi home in Malpura village. The family had made the cradle by weaving strips of locally available bamboo. The quilt used to line the insides of the cradle was hung from a wooden beam above.

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