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Accession# R-030
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, glass beads cowries, mirrors, buttons, tassels.
CONSTRUCTION: Beaded, three bead net, three dimensional construction and single bead net.
MOTIFS: Flowere made of cowrie with mirror in centre.
COLOURS : Multicoloured.
STYLE REMARKS: Short neck and tail are typical of Kachhi version.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Hung over baby's craddle.
CULTURAL REMARKS: This parrot toy is common throughout Sindh, Kachchh and Saurashtra.
Popat, Parrot toy.
Popat parrot toy
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name Popat
Other Name Parrot toy
Sub-category Personal Gear
Provenance Dhaban, Ta.Nakhtrana, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Popat
Kachhi Rabari
1920 c.
Technique Beadwork: Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013