From: India | Gujarat | Kutch | Banni Region
Curatorial Section: Asian
|Native Name||Aba | Kurta | Kurti|
|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|
|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.
|Credit Line||Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904|
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