1003 Vintage Tribal Textile Costume - Blouse from Gujarat India

A traditional blouse worn by Ahir Community women.

A fitting blouse that is fastened at the back with string-ties that leave most of the back open in a classy tasteful way.

Embroidered all over.

Front and back embroidery is in two different styles.

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 a girl's trousseau. 

Some Mirrorwork.

Beautiful piece of Textile Art.

From Kutch, Gujarat

Estimated to be from the mid-late 1900s

Frameable Wall Art


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