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Record 26/65
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.
Nagaria Pachhedo Be Pota -Woven, Dyed & Printed Textiles -Copyright Statement

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Last modified on: February 22, 2013