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Accession# R-024
Artist Bhachiben
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Beads, cotton threads.
CONSTRUCTION: Braided, beaded with three dimensional structure radiating from circle.
COLOURS : Multicoloured.
STYLE REMARKS: The three-dimensional style is traditional. The wrapped technique has been replaced by braiding. Buttons are added.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by a little girl on the wrist. Little girls were traditionally ornamented with beaded necklaces, bracelets and hair ornaments.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Kandiya is for girls and Ganatri is for boys.
Kandiya, Bracelet.
Category Ornaments
Object Name Ganatri
Other Name Bracelet
Sub-category Children
Provenance Sanosara, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Kandiya
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Beadwork : Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013