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Accession# R-031
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton threads, glass beads, cowries.
CONSTRUCTION: Wrapped threads, Beaded, three dimensional construction.
COLOURS : Multicoloured.
STYLE REMARKS: The ganatri is simple than Kandiya and has cowries to keep away the evil eye. This is worn by boys.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by a little girl on tbe wrist. Little girls were traditionally ornamented with beaded necklaces, bracelets and hair ornaments.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Beadwork is considered precious. Beaded ornaments, especially for children, are today hardly used.

Ganatri, Bracelet.
Category Ornaments
Object Name Kandiya
Other Name Bracelet
Sub-category Children
Provenance Dhaban, Ta.Nakhtrana, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Kandiya
Kachhi Rabari
1920 c.
Technique Kachhi Rabari Beadwork
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013