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Woman's blouse

Woman's blouse

  • Place of origin:

    Kutch (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1970s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, tie-dyed; cotton, embroidered

  • Museum number:

    IS.144-2007

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A backless blouse of dark red tie-dyed satin with panels of cotton thread embroidery at the bottom and sides. Plastic buttons around the edges. Ties to fasten the blouse at the back.

Place of Origin

Kutch (made)

Date

ca. 1970s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin, tie-dyed; cotton, embroidered

Dimensions

Length: 46.5 cm, Width: 39 cm across shoulders

Descriptive line

Rabari woman's blouse (kanchali), Kutch, ca. 1970s

Production Note

Worn by Dhebaria Rabari women in Mindiala village in Kutch, Gujarat. The tie-dyed satin was probably made by Khatri dyers at Anjar.

Materials

Satin; Cotton

Techniques

Tie-dyeing; Embroidery

Categories

Textiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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