Panghuda | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Nanoki, Patiala, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This panghuda had a crib with turned wooden balustrades fixed between the rails. This was one of the largest examples recorded in Punjab. The outer frame of the cradle was heavy in appearance and had a bulky base. The webbing was made using cotton straps.

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