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Accession# MSC-041
Artist Ahirs
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Bandhani, chemical dyed.
MOTIFS: Simple line borders with centre divided into diagonal grid. Squares of grid are filled with circular motifs and divided into four squares.
COLOURS :Red and white on black.
STYLE REMARKS: Bandhani is used by many communities, particularly Ahirs. The red black and white combination is common to many communities.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: A girl brings this quilt of bandhani with two cashions in her dowry.
CULTURAL REMARKS: When quilt is made a red embroidered band is attached to borders.
Godadi, Quilt.
Category Item used in home
Object Name Godadi
Sub-category Quilt
Provenance Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Godadi
Item Used in home
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Bandhani
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013