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Accession# MM-042
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton , silk , rayon threads, mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION: Embr:surface satin ,double btt.hole, Romanian, cross, back stitches.
MOTIFS: Chaki, mor.
STYLE REMARKS: Suf-old pieces-4 chakis in corners done recently.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Curtain used during wedding ceremony to shield bridegroom.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Copied from a rento that had become famous in community (Rento is currently at the Textiles musem- U.S.A.)
Rento, Ceremonial curtain.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Rento
Other Name Ceremonial curtain
Sub-category Curtain
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha, Gujarat, India
Search Terms Rento
Ceremonial certain
Maru Meghval
Technique Embroidery: Suf & haramji
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013