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Accession# MM-032
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, rayon, acrylic, metallic threads, mirrors, beads, tassels, sequins.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand st., embr:double running, satin, cross, interlaced, double btt. hole, Cretan, chain, couched stitches.
MOTIFS: Phali.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Bride makes it for her future groom between engagement & wedding in exchange of ornaments, filled with comb, mirror, surma, supari etc., to help the groom prepare for marriage.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Style of bag 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 Tharad, Banaskantha , Gujarat ,India.
Search Terms Bagchi
Maru Meghval
Envelope bag
Technique Embroidery:Kharek
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013