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Accession# R-016
Artist Sitaben Lakshmanbhai
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton threads, mirrors, ties.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine stitched., embroidered, chain, interlaced, cretan, herringbone, fishbone, back stitches, detached chain.
MOTIFS: Popti, tak bawaliyun, makodiyun, ghodi goto.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on red with green.
STYLE REMARKS: The borders and ghodi goto with basics of old Rabari style.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: The camel is the original source of Rabari livelihood and still culturally important. For ceremonial occasions, a camel was elaborately decorated with embroidered, appliqued and twined trappings.
CULTURAL REMARKS: To be used with set of camel trappings.
Gudia pair, Camel leggings.
Category Animal Trappings
Object Name Gudia
Other Name Camel leggings
Sub-category Camel
Provenance Photadi, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Gudia pair
Kachhi Rabari
Camel leggings
Technique Embroidery : Kachhi Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013