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Accession# MM-061
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton & rayon threads, miorrors, sequins, beads.

CONSTRUCTION: Hand st., embr : double running, satin, Cretan, chain, interlaced, couched, square chain, double btt. hole, cross, Romanian stitches.
MOTIFS: Chokdi, phali, gul, bevdi kharek, mor, pako-gul.
STYLE REMARKS: Kharek, pako.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Used above the door for auspicious occassions.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Bias edging ''toi'' is typical of tharparkar region.
Toran, Doorway decoration.
Category Household Decoration
Object Name Toran
Other Name Doorway decoration
Sub-category DoorWays\decoration
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha, Gujarat, India.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Doorway decoration
Technique Embroidery : Kharek, pako design.
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013