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Record 18/65
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Accession# MSC-025
Artist Khatri
Culture Rabari, Kanbi
Description MATERIALS: Handloom cotton cloth called doublin.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand Block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes possibly wax print..
MOTIFS: Trakandi.
COLOURS : Maroon with white.
STYLE REMARKS: Unusual formless shape, looks like splattering of paints.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn as underskirt by elders. Rabaris wear short underskirt under wool skirt, Kanbis wear full length skirt under sadlo.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Underskirts are always maroon with white and sometimes also black patterns. Since skirt wasn't plain.
Trakandi, Skirt.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Trakandi
Sub-category Skirt
Provenance Bhachau , Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Trakandi
Clothing For Women
Rabari & Kanbi
Hand Block Print
Bhachau, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013