Start of Exhibit Next
Record 1/102

Image 2 of 2

MATERIALS: Cotton & metallic threads, beads, metal bells. CONSTRUCTION: Braided, beaded. MOTIFS: STYLE REMARKS: CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn braided into hair by young women especially at wedding. Among communities of the Thar Parkar there is a tradition of elaborately braiding hair, after treatin it with a solution of methi and sticky grass. CULTURAL REMARKS: Women also made braided ropes for kapadu, ghaghro ties by sprang technique. Konkni, Woman's hair ornament.
Konkni -Ornaments -Copyright Statement

COPYRIGHT INFORMATION ~ When using this image, the credit information should be in the following format: Image courtesy of the Kala Raksha Museum.

Copyright information - For access to this image, contact the kala raksha museum.    
Last modified on: February 22, 2013