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Accession# MSC-043
Artist Meghvals
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Bandhani, dyed in synthetic dyes.
MOTIFS: Each end is 44cms and has simple patterns of cluster of dots alternating with single dots. Body has pattern of all over single dots.
COLOURS : Dark blue with white dots.
STYLE REMARKS: Similar in concept to the wrapped bandhani skirts of Ahirs, Rabaris and Marwada Meghvals of Banni.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Dark blue is used in Adisar area of Vagad. Elsewhere black and red is used. Black and red is made by dying this skirt a second time in red. Worn wrapped as pahernu.
CULTURAL REMARKS: May also be worn by Rajput of region.
Kidelo, Skirt.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Kidelo
Sub-category Skirt
Provenance Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Kidelo
Clothing For Women
Rapar, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Bandhani
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013