||Jat & Marwada Meghval
||Maldhari, Jat, Marvada Meghval
||MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Handblock printed, resist chemical dyed. made in two parts and stitched together..
MOTIFS: Chuni border, jharmar, kharek, chuni no thar and gul.
COLOURS : black, maroon and orange..
STYLE REMARKS: All the prints are traditional to this piece. Patterns seem to be based on Bandhani. Same design is also done in yellow instead of orange.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by Maldhari, jats and Meghvals for everyday. The name for the piece varies per community. Jats call this piece Matheran while Maldharis and Meghvals call it Gandhi.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Originally head covering was patterned with Bandhani. Bandhani was block printed before dying. Block printsd were later introduced as cheaper alternatives.
||3: Personal Artifacts
||Clothing -- Outerwear
||Dhamadka , Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Dhamadka, Kutch, Gujarat, India
||Hand Block Print