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Accession# R-056
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton threads.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched, applique, embroidered: interlaced and running stitches.
MOTIFS: kungri, vetarni, vel, ambo, and kali tak.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on white.
STYLE REMARKS: Applique motifs emulate embroidery patterns.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: This quilt is intended for a baby. Traditionally, a woman presents a quilt and some embroidered clothing to her in-laws at the birth of a child.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Generally applique is used for a few specific items, such as quilts, cradle cloths, camel trappings, and gharanu. As a fashion, some artisans also make toran and theli in applique.
Godadi, Quilt.
Category Item used in home
Object Name Godadi
Sub-category Quilt
Provenance Sanosara,Ta,bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Search Terms Godadi
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Applique, Embroidery :Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013