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Accession# MM-012
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Synthetic cloth, cotton thread, sequins.
CONSTRUCTION: Synthetic cloth with synthetic/metallic supplementary weft pattern-made in 2 parts, stitched in centre, crochet edge with sequins on 2 sides.
MOTIFS: Floral
STYLE REMARKS: Crochet edge is particular to this community.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Worn as veil with blouse/skirt; transparent cloth is preferred due to custom of laj/veiling.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Patterns derived from ottoman. Also called ankhbari, ''Window for eyes''.
Odhani, Woman's Veil.
Category Clothing For Women
Object Name Odhani
Other Name Woman's Veil
Sub-category Veil
Provenance Sumrasar, Ta. Bhuj, Kutch, Gujarat ,India
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
Woman's Veil
Technique Embroidery : Maru Meghval Crochet
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013