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 1970s

Frameable Wall Art

 


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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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