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Accession# MM-058
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton Cloth, cotton & silk threads , mirrors.
CONSTRUCTION: Machine hand st. , embr: double running cross , Cretan, interlaced, Romanian, rope stitches.
MOTIFS: Phali, chokdi, Kharek.
STYLE REMARKS: Kharek, hajamji.
CUTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Used in anu to carry brides new clothes, made by brides family.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Style of bag widely used, namess for it vary, based on Iranian word ''bagcho'', constructed of strips of cloth usedfor clothing, colours dyed in village, thus Limited range.
Bagcho, Bag.
Bugchi, Envelope bag.
Category Bags
Object Name Bagcho
Other Name Bag
Sub-category Bags, Envelope
Provenance Dhat, Sindh, Pakistan.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Technique Embroidery: Kharek, Haramji
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013