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Accession# MM-046
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton Cloth, Cotton threads, Mirror ,sequins, Metal hooks.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine st. , embr : Double running, satin, cross, interlaced, double btt. hole,Romanian, Couched stitches.
MOTIFS: Mod , Mor .
STYLE REMARKS: Kharek, haramji. Haramji used on curved edges.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn over kapadu for modesty by married women.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Desingn is Rajasthani, back made from used materials, chint cloth used for skirts, odhanis. Bias strip made from man's turban. This is one of two styles of overgarment.
Kurti, woman's vest.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Kurti
Other Name Woman' s Vest
Sub-category Upper wear
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha, Gujarat, India
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Woman's vest
Technique Embroidery:Kharek ,Haramji , Pako
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013