Panghuda | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Kaluwala, Fazilka, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Children between the age of three months to thirty months are made to sleep in the panghuda. The children were all grown up in this house and this panghuda was stored away in the loft. The webbing on the crib had worn out entirely and the family had replaced it with a metal sheet.

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