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Accession# MSC-007
Artist Khatri
Culture Khatri
Description MATERIALS: Cotton handloom vegetable dyes cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand block printed, resist dyes.
MOTIFS: Irregular shaped dots and squares arranged in diagonal grid pattern.
COLOURS : Maroon and black.
STYLE REMARKS: Old pattern, perhaps used as underskirt. Originally these patterns were made by splattering mud on fabric.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: To be stitched together and gathered possibly as an underskirt. Each community had is its own patterns.
CULTURAL REMARKS: This is not comlete skirt. It has been cut and used to make a quilt.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Skirt
Sub-category Skirt
Provenance Bita , Kutch , Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Khatri
Clothing For Women
Bita, Kutch, Guarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013