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Accession# R-021
Artist Hasuben Jakhubhai
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, glass beads, tassels, glass bottle.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched, beaded, three bead net. Top and bottom have three dimensional beaded construction.
MOTIFS: Geometrical net.
COLOURS : Multicoloured with white predominant.
Shisho bottle decoration
STYLE REMARKS: Beadwork is practiced in all three subgroups. Kachhi style is simpler, while Dhebaria tends to be more elaborate.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Everyday objects are covered with beads for show and displayed at festivals and weddings times.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Beadwork is considered precious. Beaded ornaments, especially for children, are today hardly produced. Rabaris consider that good beads are often not available or are too costly.
Shisho, Bottle decoration.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Shisho
Other Name Bottle Decoration
Sub-category Wall Hanging
Provenance Gada Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Shisho
Household Decoration
Wall Hanging
Kachhi Rabari
Beadwork : Rabari
Gada Ta.Bhuj, Kutch.
Technique Beadwork : Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013