This jhula was passed on to the owner as heirloom by his grandfather, who was a suthar known for making majju (chests) in the region. As mentioned by the owner, his grandfather had travelled and worked in Gujarat which is perhaps where his idea for a swing might have originated.


  • Title: Jhula (Swing)
  • Location: Khadagada, Dungarpur, Rajasthan
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • 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: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Vagad
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings

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