From: India | Gujarat | Kutch

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Odhni
Object Number A578
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India | Gujarat | Kutch
Period 19th Century
Date Made Late 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silk | Mirrors
Technique Embroidered | Dyed | Woven | Sewn
Iconography Floral

Orange satin cloth with embroidered flowers in purple, green, white and blue. Large central flower with two smaller half flowers, each with small mirrors attached, near a red border along all four sides. The small mirrors are fixed to the ground with the double buttonhole stitch. Two of the four borders have a line of repeating circles with mirrors in the center in red, white, orange, blue, red and green. This piece is worked with mochi bharat and incorporates pakko or pakkoh bharat (noticeable on the floral motifs). See also A579.

Length 243.84 cm
Width 182.88 cm
Credit Line Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904

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