Jhula | Swing
Location: Khadagada, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Bending, Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This jhula was passed on to the owner as heirloom by his grandfather, who was a suthar known for making majju (chests) in the region. As mentioned by the owner, his grandfather had travelled and worked in Gujarat which is perhaps where his idea for a swing might have originated.