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Accession# MM-016
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton & silk threads, mirrors
CONSTRUCTION: Embr: surface satin, interlaced, double btt. hole, romanian, couched, rope stitches.
MOTIFS: Mor, jhad, mod, phali.
STYLE REMARKS: Suf & kharek arrangement is always a large portion at centre with 2 shorter sections at sides. Compared to toran, which is arranged in square sections.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Given as a part of dowry, used by guests.
CULTURAL REMARKS: This object is common from NWFP (Pakistan) to Gujarat.
Pillow cover.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Oshikun
Other Name Pillow Cover
Sub-category Pillow cover
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha, Gujarat ,India.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Pillow Cover
Technique Embroidery: Suf & Kharek
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013