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Red Rumal

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Accession# MSC-024
Artist Khatri
Culture Kanbi
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand Block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes.
MOTIFS: Field area is called 'kodi'.
COLOURS : Maroon and white.
STYLE REMARKS: Some old patterns were curvilinear and floral. Contemporary blocks have been simplified. Some motifs are similar to those of Kanbi skirt MSC-21
CULTURLA SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by young Kanbi men for informal wear in Vaghad.
CULTRUAL REMARKS: Rumals are worn by men of different communities for informal wear. Maldharis tend to wear black. Kanbis were nicknamed Red Rumal due to the pervasive use of this rumal.
Red Rumal, Shoulder Cloth.
Category Clothing For Men
Object Name Red Rumal
Sub-category Headwear
Provenance Bhachau , Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Red Rumal
Clothing For Men
Hand Block Print
Bhachau, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013