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Accession# MM-045
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton and rayon threads.
CONSTRUCTION: Double weave.
MOTIFS: Bulbul Chasm.
Lunghi, clothing for men, mens turban
STYLE REMARKS: Also called gulbadan.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Traditional to pakistan-Sindh & Punjabafter migration it was prized but now out of fashion.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Used by many communities of Pakistan origin. Longer version is turban (this one)- shorter is wrapped over shoulders & back for wedding ceremony.
Lunghi, Man's Turban.
Category Clothing For Men
Object Name Lunghi
Other Name Man's Turban
Sub-category Unstitched
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha, Gujarat, India
Search Terms
Maru Meghval
Bulbul Chasm
Man's Turban
Technique weaving : Maru Meghval double weave
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013