Jhula | Cradle


Category: Vastu
Location: Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Marwar
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal (Iron), Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This jhula was recorded in a temple in Jaisalmer where it was used on special occasions. Many jhula are designed similar to palna (cradle) that are used for children. The webbing of this jhula was made of intricately woven cotton ropes.

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