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Accession# R-019
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Synthetics and Cotton cloth, cotton threads , mirrors, jari, wooden stick.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched, embroidered; chain, interlaced , cretan, buttonhole filling, herringbone and buttonhole.
MOTIFS: Popto, makodiyun, Kangri and Kungri.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on black, red with orange.
STYLE REMARKS: Embroidery is traditional.
CULTUIRAL SIGNIFICANCE: The fan relates to royalty. Used ceremonially during wedding rites. Rabari also used beaded fans Used among other communities who originated in Rajasthan.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Also made in beadwork. Seer-25. The Vinjhano went out of use by 1960.
Vinjano, Fan.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Vinjano
Other Name Fan
Sub-category Hand Fan
Provenance Pacharia, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Vinjano
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Embroidery : Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013