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Accession# MM-035
Artist Maru Meghval
Culture Maru Meghval
Description MATERIALS: Cotton & metallic threads, cotton cloth, beads, sequins,tassels.
CONSTRUCTION: Crochet, hand st.
MOTIFS: Circle, kungari.
STYLE REMARKS: Crochet-used for edging odhanis. Also for bukanis, bags.
CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Bride makes 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
Technique Embroidery : Maru Meghval Crochet
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013