Hindolo | Swing


Category: Aasan
Location: Bilkha, Junagadh, Gujarat
Cultural region: Saurashtra
Materials: Earth (Ceramic), Metal (Brass), Textile, Wood
Earth craft technique: Tilework
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The porch being a semi-covered space is an ideal location for a hindolo. Swinging on a hindolo results in the movement of air which provides comfort in the hot and dry climate of the region.

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