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Accession# R-099
Artist Kachhi Rabari
Culture Kachhi Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Synthetic and cotton cloth, cotton threads, buttons and string.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand and Machine stitched, embroidered: square chain, cretan, interlaced, buttonhole filling, romanian and detached chain.
MOTIFS: Limbudi tak, makodiyun, goltak, mokre, bajubandh, gotto, kanchali no bandh and kanchali no jharmar and ardho gotto.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on orange and purple.
STYLE REMARKS: Motifs are traditional but stitching is of middle period.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by married women for auspicious occasions.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Blouses of Kachhi women are shorter and more fitted then those of Dhebharia and Vagadhia Rabaris.
Kanchali, Blouse.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Kanchali
Sub-category Blouse
Provenance Viyar, Ta.Nakhatrana, kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Kachhi Rabari
Technique Embroidery :Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013