946 Dhaniyo Vintage Rabari Embroidery from Gujarat

Silk & Cotton Embroidered Dhaniyo Wall Hanging panel

Cotton base

Superbly executed embroidery

Such work is no longer made.

Artworks of this quality were usually given as dowry. 

Rabari Tribe

Kutch, India

Estimated to be from the 1970s

Read more about this community and their fabulous textile art on the blog. [Search for Rabari]

40 inches x 36 inches approximately

Traditionally used as wall hangings or hanging over loose piles of household effects of nomadic households to make the space look less cluttered and beautiful.


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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