This jhula was recorded in a temple in Jaisalmer where it was used on special occasions. Many jhula are designed similar to palna (cradle) that are used for children. The webbing of this jhula was made of intricately woven cotton ropes.


  • Title: Jhula (Cradle)
  • Location: Jaisalmer, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
  • Type: Vastu (Object)
  • Contributor: Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Samrudha Dixit
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (rope), Metal (Iron), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Fretwork, Turning
  • Region: Marwar
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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