Children between the age of three months to thirty months are made to sleep in the panghuda. The children were all grown up in this house and this panghuda was stored away in the loft. The webbing on the crib had worn out entirely and the family had replaced it with a metal sheet.


  • Title: Panghuda (Cradle)
  • Location: Kaluwala, Fazilka, 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: Metal, Wood
  • Wood Craft Technique: Joinery, Turning
  • Region: Malwa
  • Metal Craft Technique: Fittings

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