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Accession# MSC-021
Artist Khatri
Culture Khumbar
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand block printed, resist dyed Chemical dyes.
MOTIFS: Vichhado.
COLOURS : White on red.
STYLE REMARKS: Traditional to Khumbhar community. Colour and patterns are both traditional.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by young women as stitched skirt along with red and white veil.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Skirt would have been about four mts. This is a sample.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Vichhedo
Sub-category Skirt
Provenance Bhachau , Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Vichhedo
Clothing For Women
Hand Block Print
bhachau, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013