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Accession# MM-008
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton & silk threads, mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine st., Embr: double running, cross,satin, interlaced, double buttonhole,couched, Romanian st.
MOTIFS: Gugri, mod, khambhir
STYLE REMARKS: Kharek-one of pair antivalo (cross stitch).
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn above elbow between bracelets for modesty.
CULTURAL REMARKS: The two sleeves are different, perhaps because one showed more. Today this garment has been discarded.
Kothaliya, Woman's armbands.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Kothalia
Other Name Woman's armbands
Sub-category Blouse Sleeve
Provenance Sumrasar, Ta.Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat , India.
Search Terms Emboridery
Maru Meghval
Woman's armbands
Technique Embroidery: Kharek
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013