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Nagaria Be Pota

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Accession# MSC-035
Artist Khatri
Culture Maheshvari Meghval, Koli
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand Block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes. Made in two parts stitched in the middle.
MOTIFS: Gulti or phulakia, pati.
COLOURS : Red and black
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by elders. Be pota can be worn outside because it is large enough to enable to cover the face in laj.
CULTRUAL REMARKS: The name pachhedo is generic name for odhani. Pachhedo comes from Gujarati and is generally associated with people who came from Gujarat. Nagaria refers to jamnagar. Perhaps this style was the originally Bandhani from Jamnagar.
Nagaria Be Pota.
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name Nagaria Be Pota
Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Provenance Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Nagaria be pota
3 : Personal Artifacts
Clothing -- Outerwear
Maheshwari meghval and koli
Hand Block Print
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013