From: India | Gujarat | Kutch

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Ghagra
Object Number A617
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience India | Gujarat | Kutch
Period 19th Century
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Satin | Silk | Mirrors
Technique Embroidered
Iconography Floral | Bird | Peacock

Two gold colored panels, the lower of which has embroidered flowers in pink, blue, white and red with mirrors attached. Border along the hem with birds and mirrors. Waistband has black satin lining sewn on with white thread. Two parallel pink stripes running vertically down one side. The embroidered design has been drawn on first, and parts of the drawing have been ignored, with the embroidery being deliberately shifted. Silk satin (gajji) ground may be from China.

Length 97 cm
Width 67 cm
Credit Line Purchased from F. P. Bhumgara & Company, 1904

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