Suspended by its four corners from a wooden frame, this cloth is part of a baby’s hammock. It comes from the Kathiawar district of the Indian state of Gujarat, on the country’s far western coast. We have a number of cots in our collection showing different ways in which babies sleep in different cultures.
Having a baby during a global pandemic has been a really challenging experience for many women. Do you have a story about having a baby recently that you would be willing to share with us?Share your story