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Accession# R-078
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS:Mashru and cotton cloth, cotton threads.
CONSTRUCTION: Knife pleated, waist band attached by machine stitching, machine stitched decoration, piping at lower edge.
MOTIFS:Pattern of mashru is called kataria.
COLOURS : Red , yellow, black and white.
STYLE REMARKS: Cotton mashru was produced in specific patterns for specific purposes.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: This particular pattern was used by Kachhi Rabari as a skirt for brides, chorno for grooms and skirts for children.
STYLE REMARKS: Production of cotton mashru in Mandvi area of Kachchh ended in mid 1990's. Today polyester replicas are made.
Ghaghri, girl's skirt.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Ghaghri
Other Name girl's skirt
Sub-category Skirt
Provenance Bhujodi, kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Ghaghri
Girl's skirt
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Embroidery:Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013