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Accession# MSC-042
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: It matches and it is part of MSC-41 GODADI
CULTURAL REMARKS: Bandhani is considered auspiceous by many communities.
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name Oshikun
Sub-category Personal Gear
Provenance Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Oshikun
3 : Personal Artifacts
Personal Gear
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Bandhani
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013