From: India | Gujarat | Kutch | Banni Region

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Aba | Kurta | Kurti
Object Number A615
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian | Maldhari
Provenience India | Gujarat | Kutch | Banni Region
Period 20th Century | 19th Century
Date Made Late 19th or early 20th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silk | Mirrors
Technique Embroidered | Dyed | Woven | Sewn
Iconography Floral | Leaves

Gold colored dress or tunic with embroidery around the front, shoulders, collar and sleeves with mirrors (abhla, shishia) attached. The lower hem has similar embroidery in three bands. The design is geometric patterns in green, blue, red, and white. There are two loop and ball closures at the neck. The silk satin (gajji) ground may have been imported from China. See also 43-12-113.

Length 110 cm
Width 88 cm
Credit Line Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904

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