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Accession# R-034
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton threads and mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION:Machine and hand stitched, embroidered, chain, cretan, detached chain, herringbone, buttonhole filling and running stitches.
MOTIFS: Kungri valo, goto, paanvel, popti, makodiyun, gol tak and ghodi.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on black.
STYLE REMARKS: Ols style is common to Kachchhis and Dhebarias. Piece is old but was finished recently by proffessional tailor.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: The camel is the original source of Rabari livelihood and still culturally important. For ceremonial occasions, a camel was elaborately decorated with embroidered, appliqued and twined trappings.
CULTURAL REMARKS: To be used with gudia. R-15 and R-16.
Gani, Ceremonial pot carrier.
Category Animal Trappings
Object Name Gani
Other Name Ceremonial pot carrier
Sub-category Camel
Provenance Naranpar, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India
Search Terms Gani
Kachhi Rabari
Camel neck band
Technique Embroidery: Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013