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Accession# MM-051
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton Cloth, Cotton & silk threads, mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION: Hand stitched embr, surface satin, Cretan, rope, bttn.hole, interlaced stitches.
MOTIFS: Mod, mor, chalangi, jhad, dhinglo, chaki.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Wrapped around turban and chin of groom in the wedding procession, given by brides family.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Pattern of mod-tree-mor is traditional to bukani, used by many communities from Sindh., colour is particular to dhat.
Bukani, Groom's scarf.
Category Clothing For Men
Object Name Bokani
Other Name Man's ceremonial scarf
Sub-category Scarf
Provenance Dhat, Sindh, Pakistan.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Groom's Scarf
Technique Embroidery : Suf
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013