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Nagaria Pachhedo Be Pota

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Accession# MSC-033
Artist Khatri
Culture Maheshvari Meghval, Koli, Lohana
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand Block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes. Made in two parts stitched in centre.
MOTIFS: Vatano.
COLOURS : Red and black
STYLE REMARKS: Possibly derived from Bandhani. Plain dots in field area is common style. Generally young Peaple use small dots called Rai or Meniya. Eldery wear bigger dots.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by elders. Be pota can be worn outside because it is large enough to enable to cover the face in laj.
CULTURAL REMARKS: The name pachhedo is generic name for odhani. Pachhedo comes from Gujarat. Nagaria refers to jamnagar. Perhaps this style was the originally Bandhani from jamnagar.
Nagaria Pachhedo Be Pota.
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name Nagaria Pachhedo Be Pota
Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Provenance Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Nagaria Pachhedo be pota
3 : Personal Artifacts
Clothing For Outerwear
Hand Block Print
Maheshvari meghval, Koli, Lohana
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013