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Accession# R-096
Artist Dhebaria Rabari
Culture Dhebaria Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, silk cloth, mirrors, rickrack and cotton threads.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitching, hand embroidered, square chain, cretan, couched, interlaced, buttonhole filling, detached chain and romanian stitches.
MOTIFS: Phuldi, ambo, daant, limbudi tak, gol tak and bawaliyun.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on black with orange and white predominant.
STYLE REMARKS: Extremely fine and regular work is characteristics of Dhebaria Rabaris. Colour palatte is also very dark, making orange and white predominant.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Border is attached to festival blouses.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Borders may be removed and reattached to new cloth to keep up with fashion. Lining is ''Dharwari Khan'' From Karnataka indicating that these Rabaris have contact with great geographical distance. Also border is shorter and wider than Kachhi borders.
Dhali, Blouse border.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Dhali
Other Name Blouse border
Sub-category Blouse border
Provenance Ratnal, kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Dhali
blouse border
Dhebaria Rabari
Technique Embroidery:Rabari
COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ When using this image, the credit information should be in the following format: Image courtesy of the Kala Raksha Museum.

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Last modified on: February 22, 2013