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Accession# R-027a-b
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, glass beads.
CONSTRUCTION: Beaded, three bead technique attached to cotton base. Three dimensional additions.
COLOURS : Multicoloured with white predominant.
STYLE REMARKS: These beads are original ''True Beads'' that Rabaris prfered. Attaching beads to the base is unusal.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Used in the wedding ceremony by the groom. Challa was also worn by small girl on wrist.
CULTURAL REMARKS: This is worn by girls, but sometimes small boys also wear it.
Challa, Bracelet.
Category Ornaments
Object Name Challa
Other Name Bracelet
Sub-category Men
Provenance Dhaban, Ta.Nakhtrana, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Challa
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Beadwork : Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013