Parnu | Cradle


Category: Manch
Location: Ludiya, Kutch, Gujarat
Cultural region: Kutch
Materials: Cotton (Rope), Metal, Wood
Cotton craft technique: Weaving
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

The woven surface of this parnu is made from cotton ropes. A customised tripod placed in the parnu prevents the weight of the blankets from smothering the infant.

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