The utility period of vernacular cradles is about two years from the time a child is born. The cradles are designed so that all supports can be dismantled and stored until needed for the next child in the family.
Title: Ghodiyu (Cradle)
Location: Bilkha, Junagadh, Gujarat
Type: Manch (Sleeping)
Contributor: Mitraja Bais, Jay Thakkar, Samrudha Dixit, Ben Cartwright and Mansi S Rao
Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust