Palna | Cradle


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

This type of palna is unique to the Vagad region. Most families line the insides of the palna with layers of cotton fabric to create a soft surface for the infants to sleep in. These palna are hung using ropes through hooks in the ceiling.

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