This panghuda was documented in a museum in Ludhiana. A doll was placed inside to indicate the use of a cradle. The wooden members of the cradle were lathe turned and finished with lacquer and paint. The bed was suspended using a rope from the central tie member on the top


  • Title: Panghuda (Cradle)
  • Location: Ludhiana, Ludhiana, Punjab
  • Type: Manch (Sleeping)
  • Contributor: Rishav Jain, Mansi S Rao, Ben Cartwright and Abhishek Ruikar
  • Rights: Design Innovation and Craft Resource Centre, CEPT University and South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) Trust
  • Medium: Cotton (Rope), Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Lacquering, Painting, Turning
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings
  • Cotton Rope Technique: Weaving

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