Palna | Cradle
Location: Gowari, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
Cultural region: Vagad
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Grass (Bamboo)
Grass craft technique: Bending, Splitting, Weaving
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
This palna was made using a rectangular frame prepared using two full bamboo members of around two feet in length. Placed about a foot apart, they were joined using two short split bamboo members. Thin strips of split bamboo were woven using basketry techniques to form the cradle.