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One of the finer examples, this hindolo bears intricately carved back and armrests. It is suspended by decorative brass chains comprising of ornaments such as horses, elephants, and peacocks.

Details

  • Title: Hindolo (Swing)
  • Location: Katar, Amreli, 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: Wood, Metal, Earth (Ceramic), Textile
  • Wood Craft Technique: Carving, Fretwork, Joinery
  • Region: Saurashtra
  • Metal Craft Technique: Casting, Fittings
  • Earth Craft Technique: Tile work

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