Shaped like a basket, this cradle was hung in the verandah of an Adivasi home in Malpura village. The family had made the cradle by weaving strips of locally available bamboo. The quilt used to line the insides of the cradle was hung from a wooden beam above.


  • Title: Hindo (Cradle)
  • Location: Malpura, Udaipur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • 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), Grass (Bamboo)
  • Region: Mewar
  • Grass Craft Technique: Splitting, Bending, Weaving

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