Woven, Dyed & Printed Textiles
Kamal Phul

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Accession# MSC-022
Artist Khatri
Culture Kanbi
Description MATERIALS: Handloom cotton called Doublin.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes.
MOTIFS: Kamal phul.
COLOURS : Black white and maroon.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn as underskirt by kanbi young women. Although there are several choices of pattern for the sadlo, the underskirt was always this print and this colour.
CULTURAL REMARKS: An underskirt was worn by several communities. The print varied according to age and community but colour was always maroon.
Kamal phul Skirt.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Kamal Phul
Sub-category Skirt
Provenance Bhachau , Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Kamal Phul
Clothing For Women
Hand Block Print
Bhachau, Kutch, gujarat, India
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013