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Accession# R-073
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Woven, supplementary weft patterning and weft faced patterning.
MOTIFS: Checks, geometric patterns and stripes.
COLOURS : Black and white with red and yellow.
STYLE REMARKS: Red, Black, Yellow, white are typical Rabari colours. Weft faced patterning is also used in man's turban. Patterns are similar to those in khathi, katho, and ludi.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Wotn by young Kachhi Rabari man. Older man wear black and white.
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.
Bori, Young man's shoulder cloth.
Category Clothing For Men
Object Name Bori
Other Name Young man's shoulder cloth
Sub-category Unstitched
Provenance Bhujodi, Ta. Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Bori
young man's shoulder cloth
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Kachhi Rabari weaving
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013