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Kala Mohaniya

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Accession# MSC-027
Artist Khatri
Culture Kanbi
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth
CONSTRUCTION: Hand Block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes.
MOTIFS: Kaski, Kachbo buto, Rajawadi, Mohaniya na gul, mohaniya ni butti.
COLOURS : Black with red patterns.
STYLE REMARKS: Borders are common to odhanis of Maldharis of Banni, but each block maker makes pattern in own way. Mohaniya gul and butti are used by Ahirs.
CULTURAL SIGIFICANCE: Worn particularly by middle aged women.
CULTURAL REMARKS: To be cut and stitched into L-shape. This is a stitched example. Worn as combination of ghaghro and odhani. The sadlo comes from North Gujarat and Eastern Kutch. Only used by patels.
Kala Mohaniya, Head Cloth.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Kala Mohaniya
Sub-category Veil
Provenance Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Search Terms Kala Mohaniya
Clothing For Women
Hand Block Print
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013