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Accession# MSC-051
Artist Khatri
Culture Lohana
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth.
CONSTRUCTION: Block printed, chemical dyed made in two parts stitched together.
MOTIFS: Borders have buttis and vines and centre is a grid with square motif and petals alternating.
COLOURS : Yellow, white, green on red.
STYLE REMARKS: The pattern copies traditional bandhani pattern.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Block printing was faster to make and cheaper than bandhani and was often used for daily wear. The larger pattern also resembles roghan work.
Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Object Name Odhani
Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Provenance Dhamadka, kutch, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Odhani
3 : Personal Artifacts
Clothing -- Outerwear
Hand Block Print
Dhamadka, Kutch, Gujarat, India.
Technique Hand Block Print
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013