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Unt no Punchodo

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Accession# R-123
Artist Dhebaria Rabari
Culture Dhebaria Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Mashru and Cotton cloth, cotton and silk threads, beads, buttons, tassels and mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched, embroidered, square chain, cretan, buttonhole filling, herringbone, detached chain and interlaced stitches.
MOTIFS: Popti, ghodi goitto, sudo and makodiyun.
COLOURS : Multicoloured on Orange .
STYLE REMARKS: Sudo and gotto are derieved from Mochi embroidery. Note that hindoni and mirror are done with two different technique.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: The camel is the original source of Rabari livelihood and still culturally important. For ceremonial occasions, a camel was elaborately decorated with embroidered, appliqued and twined trappings.
CULTURAL REMARKS: To be used with other camel trappings.
Unt no Punchodo. Camel.
Category Animal Trappings
Object Name Unt no Punchodo
Sub-category Camel
Provenance Badroi, Kutch, Gujarat
Search Terms Dhebaria Rabari
Unt no Punchodo
Technique Embroidery :Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013