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Accession# MM-060
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Spun cloth, rayon threads, mirrors.

CONSTRUCTION: Embr : double running, satin. btt. hole, rope, running, double btt.hole, surface satin, chain stitches.
MOTIFS: Chaki, jhad, mor, vel, vicchhi.
STYLE REMARKS: Kharek, suf, pako-design based on suf but translated to kharek.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Given as a part of dowry, replaces rumal.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Done after advent of commercialisation, new materials, new motifs.
Tepai Posh, Table Cover.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Tepai Posh
Other Name Table Cover
Sub-category Table Cloth
Provenance Pragpur II, Ta. Mundra, Kutch.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Table cover
Tepai posh
Technique Embroidery : Kharek, suf & Pako.
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013