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This is a contemporary example of a dholio. Though its legs are heavy, the lathe turning is not as refined as the previous example. Its legs are decorated with brass strips.

Details

  • Title: Dholio (Charpoy)
  • Location: Reshamiya, Surendranagar, 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: Wood, Cotton (Strap), Metal (Brass)
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Cotton Strap Technique: Weaving

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