Rabari Arts
Tad, Chotlo and Dhabak

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Accession# R-135
Artist Dhebaria Rabari
Culture Dhebaria Rabari
Description MATERIALS: Leather, glass beads, cowries, mirrors, buttons and tassels.
CONSTRUCTION: Beads are attached to back in three bead and single bead method. Chotlo has wrapped thread, beaded net.
COLOURS : Multicoloured.
STYLE REMARKS: Beadwork is practiced in all three subgroups. Kachhi style is simpler, while Dhebaria tends to be more elabrate. Dhebharia colours tend to be darker eg. Orange instead of yellow, dark blue instead of light blue. Dhebharia wrapping is used particularly by Dhebharias.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Kachhi Rabaris previously used smaller versions of dhabak.
Tad, Chotlo and Dhabak , Women.
Category Ornaments
Object Name Tad, Chotlo and Dhabak
Other Name Hair ornament
Sub-category Children
Provenance Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Dhebaria Rabari
TAd, chotlo and Dhabak
Technique Embroidery :Rabari
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013