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Accession# R-067
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Mashru and cotton cloth, cotton threads, mirrors, buttons, sequins, and rickrack.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine stitched, embroidered, square chain cretan, interlaced, couched, back and romanian stitches.
MOTIFS: Limbudi tak, ambo.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on green, red, yellow, black and white mashru.
STYLE REMARKS: Same as tradional. Only embroidery style has been updated- mid style embroidery.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Used by a young boy or a groom. Thereafter, for festival a wrapped pachhedi is used. Both the mashru and the stitched full pants are associated with Islamic culture and indicate the influence of Islamic neighbors on Rabaris.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Worn with kediyun or adan.
Chorano, Boy's pants.
Category Clothing For Men
Object Name Chorano
Other Name Boy's pants
Sub-category Pants
Provenance Nundhatead Ta. Abdara, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Chorano
Boy's pants
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Embroidery :Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013