Palna | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: The South Asia Collection from Rajasthan, Rajasthan
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Glass (Mirror), Metal, Paper, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Paper craft technique: Printing
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
Source: SADACC, UK

A cradle that can either be hung from a stand, the ceiling or just placed on the ground to be used like a crib. This is part of The South Asia Collection in Norwich. Its provenance could be Shekhawati owing mainly to the type of lacquering which is unique to the region.

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