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Accession# MM-029
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton thread, mirrors, tassels.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine st., embr : surface satin, double btt.hole, interlaced, cretan, couched, Romanian, rope, herring bone.
MOTIFS: Chaki-suf.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Bride makes it for the future groombetween engagement & wedding in exchange for ornaments, sent filled with comb, mirror, surma, supari etc. to help him prepare for the marriage.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Style of bag widely used, named for it vary, from the Iranian word ''bagcho''. Lining is mill chint, used in Odhanis & skirts.
Bagchi, Envelope bag.
Category Bags
Object Name Bagchi
Other Name Envelope bag
Sub-category Bags, Envelope
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha,North Gujarat ,India.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Envelope bag
Technique Embroidery :Suf
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013