This hindolo serves as a bankdo. It is paired with a set of cane furniture on a balcony at a heritage hotel in Gondal. It exhibits ornate carvings, the backrest has also been fitted with four ceramic tiles.


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

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