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Accession# MM-026
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton thread, mirrors, sequins, beads, tassels.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand st., embr : double running, cross, interlaced, cretan, couched, double btt.hole stitches.
TYLE REMARKS: Kharek, anti (cross stitch version)
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Sent by sister of the bride to groomfilled with sweets & things to delight.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Style of bag is widely used; names for it vary from the Iranian word ''bagcho''.
Bagchi, Envelope bag.
Category Bags
Object Name Bagchi
Other Name Envelope bag
Sub-category Bags, Envelope
Provenance Sumrasar, Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat ,India.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Envelope bag
Technique Embroidery :Kharek, anti
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013