Outstanding Bagh with use of 5 Colors
Has a backing and velcro on the backing as it was probably hung up on a wall.
Estimated to be from the early 1900s
Wedding Textile Art from Punjab usually created by the grandmother, mother & aunts of the bride over several years. Handmade cotton cloth is embroidered with silk. Used at the wedding and subsequently throughout life at other family ceremonies.
TEXTILE ART FORM: Silk Embroidery completely covering the Handmade cotton base
PATTERN / MOTIF: 5 colors (pachranga = 5 colors))used to depict the rivers of Punjab
BASE CLOTH COLOR: Rust
NUMBER OF PANELS IN BASE CLOTH:2
SIZE: 128 cm x 202 cm
AGE: Estimated to be from the mid 1900s
REGION: Punjab, Undivided India
COMMUNITY: Hindu or Sikh
NOTES: 1) Has a backing cloth
2) Uncommon use of 5 colors