Panghuda | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Painting, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This panghuda was documented in a museum in Ludhiana. A doll was placed inside to indicate the use of a cradle. The wooden members of the cradle were lathe turned and finished with lacquer and paint. The bed was suspended using a rope from the central tie member on the top

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