A swing without back and armrests is known as paat. This hichko is made by retrofitting a paat with back and armrests.


  • Title: Hichko (Swing)
  • Location: Nadiad, Kheda, Gujarat
  • Type: Aasan (Seating)
  • 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, Turning, Painting
  • Region: Central Gujarat
  • Metal Craft Technique: Bending, Painting, Fittings

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