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Accession# R-081
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton threads and mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine stitched with piping at seams, embroidered, square chain, cretan, detached chain, herringbone, interlaced stitches. Lined with loose woven cloth.
MOTIFS: Ardho goto, phuldi, kangri, makodiyun, tak bawaliyun, and popti.
COLOURS :Multicoloured on black.
STYLE REMARKS: Use of black cotton Particularly for children went out of fashion by early 1970's.
CULUTAL SIGNIFICANCE: The cut is derived from a traditional Rajasthani style.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Worn by a boy with chorani pants or, if young, as is. The topalo goes with this jacket.
Kurto, Child's jacket.
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name Kurto
Other Name Child's jacket
Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Provenance kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Kurto
Child's jacket
Kachhi Rabari
Technique Embroidery :Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013