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Ghodiya (plural) that are made of rectangular sections of wood often feature intricate carvings. This ghodiyu, attributed to the Mer community of Porbandar, features horse head carvings on its legs.

Details

  • Title: Ghodiyu (Cradle)
  • Location: Chingariya, 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), Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Joinery
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Fittings

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