Meticulously Embroidered Dowry Bag with dense work on both sides.
Cotton base - and most probably all-cotton threads.
Superbly executed extremely dense embroidery that at first-glance could be mistaken for applique or rope-work
Such fine work is no longer made.
Artworks of this quality were usually given as dowry.
Rabari Tribe, Debariya Sub tribe
Estimated to be from the 1970s
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24 x 33 inches