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A ghodiyu is a cradle made from wooden supports. Jholiya is a fabric that is tied to the cradle frame, to form a bed like a hammock for the infant to sleep in. Horseheads are common carvings on the top part of the supports and are considered auspicious.

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  • Title: Ghodiyu (Cradle)
  • Location: Kharwa, Ajmer, 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: Textile, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Merwara

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