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A ghodiyu often becomes a family heirloom passed on from one generation to the next. This cradle frame belongs to a royal family in Saurashtra. It features the traces of intricate patterns in lacquer.

Details

  • Title: Ghodiyu (Cradle)
  • Location: Natvar Nagar (Bagasra), Amreli, 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
  • Medium: Metal (Brass), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning, Lacquering
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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