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MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, rayon threads, mirrors CONSTRUCTION: Machine st, emb: surface satin, double buttonhole, interlaced, Romanian, couched, cross chain stitches MOTIFS: Mod, dhingali, mor golado, laher STYLE REMARKS: Suf; modern rendition of traditional motifs; interlaced stitch seems done by different artisan. CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Traditional garment for married woman; sleeves short to accommodate bangles; colour palette specific to community; blouses less of ten done in suf styles. CULTURAL REMARKS: was never worn; by the time completed, embroidered blouses were out of fashion. Kapadu, Woman's Blouse.
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013