||MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Woven, supplementary weft patterning and weft faced patterning.
MOTIFS: Checks, geometric patterns and stripes.
COLOURS : Black and white.
STYLE REMARKS: Weft feced patterning is also used in man's turban. Patterns are similar to those in Khathi, katho, and ludi.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by elders of Kachhi Rabari. Younger men wear coloured versions. See R 73.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Each subgroup has its own patterning. Dhebaria Khes are white with black checks. Woven in Saurashtra. The name Khes and style of weaving originally come from Pakistan.
Khes, Elder's shoulder cloth.
||Clothing For Men
||Elder's shoulder cloth
||Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Elder's shoulder cloth
||Kachhi Rabari weaving