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Nagaria Pachhedo Be Pota

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Accession# MSC-036
Artist Khatri
Culture Maheshvari Meghval, Koli, Lohana
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand Block printed, resist dyed ,Chemical dyes.
MOTIFS: Dhabi.
COLOURS : Red and black
STYLE REMARKS: Pattern is based on Bandhani patterns.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn by elders. Be pota can be worn out side 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 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 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 -- Outerwear
Maheshwari meghval, koli and Lohana.
Hand Block Print
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013