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Accession# MM-033
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton cloth, cotton threads.
CONSTRUCTION: Drawn work, embr : satin, Romanian, chain stitches.
MOTIFS: Laher.
STYLE REMARKS: khadla, border with Romanian st., used for rumal.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Bride makes it for future groom, sent between engagement & wedding in exchange for ornaments, filled with supari etc. In wedding groom wears it with a small dagger.
CULTURAL REMARKS: Elaborate tassels particular to this community, concept of batuvo prevalent in many communities of this region-shape varies.
Category Bags
Object Name Batuvo
Other Name Purse
Sub-category Bags, Utilitarian
Provenance Tharad, Banaskantha , Gujarat ,India.
Search Terms Embroidery
Maru Meghval
drawn work
Technique Embroidery : Maru Meghval Khadla
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013