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Ergonomically, the curve of the hammock is considered best for a new-born. It holds an infant in a similar manner as they are held in an adult’s arms, giving ample support to the neck and legs.

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  • Title: Ghodiyu (Cradle)
  • Location: Kadach, Porbandar, 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 (Iron), Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Turning
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings

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