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Shisho Ghagharo

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Accession# MM-041
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton , metallic, silk & acrylic threads, mirrors, sequins, tassels.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand & machine st.. ,embr:surface satin, interlaced, double btt.hole, chain stitches.
MOTIFS: Laher, golado, chalangi .
STYLE REMARKS: Suf & haramji
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Used to cover a bottle of hair oil, part of dowry.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Example of pervading sense of modesty, surmadani legs are similary covered by ghaghro.
Category Item used in home
Object Name Shisho Ghagharo
Other Name Skirt for bottle
Sub-category Bottle decoration
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha, Gujarat, India
Search Terms Shisho Ghagharo
Maru Meghval
Skirt for bottle
Technique Embroidery: Suf & haramji
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013