A jhula is a shrine (designed like a cradle) used for religious purposes. Idols of Lord Krishna are placed in it and worshipped. This jhula was in use at a residence in Ajmer. It was made from wood and extensively ornamented with gold paints and mirror work.
Title: Jhula (Cradle)
Location: Ajmer, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Type: Vastu (Object)
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