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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.

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Last modified on: February 22, 2013